What’s That New Website I See? Hint: It Has A Good Deal Of Scarlet And Gray

1 Aug , 2022  

By 1812Blockhouse

It’s been happening for some time, but a major step in an apparent redesign of The Ohio State University website took place in the last couple of days.

The new site has some revamped organization, but the major change appears to be an aesthetic one. The new site is a brighter, less packed-in experience that emphasizes white space and large headers.

As Mansfield is so closely connected to goings-on in Columbus, we here at 1812Blockhouse are on the OSU website several times a week. Because of that, we tend to notice such things.


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History & Tourism

The Colors Of Kingwood Are Showcased On Its New Website

25 Jan , 2022  

By 1812Blockhouse

We all know Kingwood Center Gardens to be a beautiful place to visit. Strolling the sidewalks surrounded by color is a wonderful experience.

A beautiful place in the real world deserves a beautiful place in the digital world.

That is exactly what is in store for visitors to Kingwood’s new website, which bursts off the screen with colorful images. It remains at the same URL,

Highlights of the new site include:


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History & Tourism

Malabar Farm Foundation Launches New Website

7 May , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse, Malabar Farm Foundation

You likely know of Malabar Farm State Park, a unit of the State of Ohio which owns and operates Malabar Farm, the home of noted author Louis Bromfield.

You might not be as familiar, however, with the Malabar Farm Foundation — and if you like the place and the Bromfield legacy, you should be.

The process of getting to know the Foundation has become easier with the launch on May 5 of a brand new informative and entertaining website.

In an announcement on social media, the Foundation shared: More…


All About Richland

A New Year, A New Look: City Of Mansfield Gets A New Website

3 Jan , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

Apparently the City of Mansfield had a New Year’s resolution to update and improve its online interface with citizens, businesses, visitors, and potential residents and investors.

Not just update, but to completely recreate the experience.

Joining other recent updated websites launched by Richland County and the City of Shelby, the City of Mansfield has one of its own. More…

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Mansfield Schools Joins County In Unveiling Updated Website

28 Jan , 2020  

Yesterday, we shared news of the Richland County updating its web presence, both on their own site and also on Facebook.

Today we share information about another new website.

A slick new homepage, published on Monday, awaits online visitors to, the Mansfield City Schools homepage. More…

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All About Richland

Richland County Expands Its Online Presence

27 Jan , 2020  

It’s an updated image for an important resource — the official Richland County website has a new look and feel these days thanks to a major facelift by the web design company revize.

According to its website, the Troy, Michigan-based revize believes in “…making government beautiful,” and has some 1,400 clients.

In addition, this past month the County introduced a new Facebook Page, which can be found here. More…

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All About Richland

A New Website For Richland Public Health

5 Apr , 2018  

Another local governmental body has improved its online presence through the launching of a new website.

Following on the heels of a new Richland County site, the county’s public health district has unveiled the brand-new, which presents information about the agency’s services and resources in an attractive visual interface. More…

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All About Richland, History & Tourism

Mansfield Reads Issuu

19 Nov , 2017  

No, that is not a typo. The word is “Issuu,” not “Issue.”

The nest time you have the inclination to purchase a magazine at a local store, you might head online first. On occasion, publications make digital copies available on websites designed for that purpose.

One such site is Issuu, described by Wikipedia as “a free electronic platform for magazines, catalogs, and newspapers.” The same article states that over 100 million visitors read Issuu’s content each month. More…