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The Windows Of Grace

2 Nov , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

Mansfield’s remarkable collection of historic church buildings echo a time when religious belief and community worship found expression in brick, glass, and stone.

One of those remarkable structures is home to a congregation celebrating its 175th anniversary this year, and you are invited to learn about an art exhibit unlike others.

The stained glass windows at Grace Episcopal Church are the focus of a talk this Sunday afternoon. OSU Mansfield Professor Danny Butts will talk about the history of the windows and the “saints” which can be found in them.


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Kingwood Center Looking At Garden Superstitions

26 Jul , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

Do you have a lucky or an unlucky feeling while tending your flower beds?

Folklore and tales abound about gardening. It is said that that folklore often has a basis in fact, as odd as some might seem at first blush.

Planting a single garlic clove next to your roses, for instance, was thought to protect them from flying insects, especially pesky aphids. Then there are garden superstitions, from lucky four-leaf clovers to moon phase planting. More…

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