St. Mary Catholic Cemetery In Lancaster, Ohio

Background Dedicated in Nov.1, 1881 1500 S Broad St, Lancaster, OH 43130 St. Mary Catholic Cemetery Website Impression Exploring the Lancaster, Ohio area brings us to St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. Loving to visit cemeteries is nothing new to our long time readers. The St. Mary Catholic Cemetery is a smaller cemetery based on some of…

The Linh Son Pagoda of Ohio

Background Not much information can be found about the Linh Son Pagoda of Ohio. What we could find is that it was founded in 1999 at the corner of Lehner and Cleveland Avenue. 4045 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, Ohio Impression Visiting over the Fourth of July weekend, the temple grounds were not open. So, our view…

Comfest 2022 – Sunday Edition

Background 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the Columbus Community Festival, a.k.a. – COMFEST. This has been an annual event that has brought music, vendors, and activism to Goodale Park for as long as we can remember. If you’d like to know more about the principles of Comfest, check out their own words at the…

Ohio Fallen Heroes Memorial

Background The memorial was founded/established in 2005 and dedicated 2007. It honors all Ohioans from all branches of the service that gave their life defending the United States against terrorism. More information can be found on the website. https://ohiofallenheroes.org/ 79 1/2 W Cherry Street, Sunbury, OH Impression This is a beautiful memorial that is not…

The Slingshot at Sullivant and Lucas in Franklinton

Background Designed by Franklinton resident and artist Andrew Lundberg of Lundberg Industrial Arts LLC, a giant slingshot sculpture is now installed at the Lucas Street Plaza. CASTO Communities wanted to place something there and approached Lundberg, whom they have worked on past projects. Half a dozen design ideas were discussed, with CASTO green lighting the…

North Court Street – Athens, Ohio

Background Heading southeast on Route 33, you go through Lancaster, Nelsonville, and about an hour into it, you come to an area famous for the Ohio University. The Court Street area is a spot of local shops and art that is worth a stop on your travels. Impressions We just happened to be in this…

New Dog Park at Scioto Audubon Metro Park

If you know us, you know we love us some dogs! INSTRAGAM LIVE SESSION! When downtown, one of our favorite places to take our pack is to Scioto Audubon Metro Park. Not only is it a great park to visit and hike for us, but they have a dog park area for the pooches to…

Arnold Sports Festival 2022

Ohio Combat League Background: Martial Arts and Mixed Martial Arts competitions have been a long standing series of event at the Arnold Sports Festival. In 2022, VisualOhio covered the Ohio Combat League matches at the Hollywood Casino event center. The Ohio Combat League is a relatively new mixed martial arts promotion that is based out…

Ascalon Sword Festival 2022

Background You may recognize the Ascalon Sports Festival as something that is familiar. You would be correct if you recognized it as the fencing event that was part of the Arnold Sports Festival held annually in Columbus, Ohio. Recognizing the popularity boom of the fencing sport and the event, expansion was inevitable and needed. Breaking…