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The Arnold Homestead – Carriage Hill Metro Park

The Arnold Homestead – Carriage Hill Metro Park

One of the joys of setting out to experience Ohio’s rich history is when you accidentally stumble on the unexpected. One such gem for me is the Arnold Homestead, now a part of Carriage Hill Metro Park. I recently recounted the story for blissmersion.com and now [Read More]

How Streets Got Named – Refugee Road

How Streets Got Named – Refugee Road

One of the things we often take for granted is the history that is right in front of us. Believe it or not a drive down the road and can be a history lesson. Just take a look at the street signs for clues to the area's history. [Read More]

Why Build a Covered Bridge

Why Build a Covered Bridge

I was out in Fairfield County this weekend working on photographing a list of historic locations when the question came up, “Why build a covered bridge instead of a regular span?” It’s a great question and I honestly had no clue what the answer was and had [Read More]

The Bald Eagles are back!

The Bald Eagles are back!

Though something a little different than we usually write about, this is historic news none the less. Bald Eagles have slowly been making a come back to Ohio and this year they are back and nesting at Highbanks Metro Park in Central Ohio. If you’re in the Columbus [Read More]

Archeolgist discovers what could be world’s largest serpent mound

Archeolgist discovers what could be world’s largest serpent mound

University of Cincinnati professor Ken Tankersley announced Monday that he may have found the world’s largest serpent mound in the Cincinnati suburb of Mariemont. The mound borders the Little Miami river and Miami Bluff Drive running for just a little over half a [Read More]

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The Arnold Homestead – Carriage Hill Metro Park

The Arnold Homestead – Carriage Hill Metro Park

One of the joys of setting out to experience Ohio’s rich history is when you accidentally stumble on the [Read More]

How Streets Got Named – Refugee Road

How Streets Got Named – Refugee Road

One of the things we often take for granted is the history that is right in front of us. Believe it or not a drive down [Read More]

Back From the Dead!

Back From the Dead!

Alright, it’s been a long time. A really really really long time. Over four years to be exact. We got busy and we [Read More]

Why Build a Covered Bridge

Why Build a Covered Bridge

I was out in Fairfield County this weekend working on photographing a list of historic locations when the question came [Read More]

Rock Mill – Bloom Township, Ohio

Rock Mill – Bloom Township, Ohio

There is simply no end to the amazing locations in Ohio listed on the National Historic Register. One of the most [Read More]

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