State of Ohio Asylum for the Insane Cemetery

Background If you look up this cemetery on Google Maps, you’ll likely find 3 different locations represented. The one we are looking at today is adjacent to the City of Columbus Police Aviation complex. You’ll find it behind the buildings at 2130 West Broad Street, Columbus Ohio. This is in what is known as the…

Franklinton Cemetery

Background In the heart of downtown Columbus is it’s origin. The first settlement, in what is now called Franklin county, was established in 1797. As the city of Columbus grew, Franklinton was annexed and incorporated in 1859. Franklinton is now a neighborhood in west downtown Columbus known primarily for its art scene and micro-brews. The…

Say Their Names Memorial

Franklinton is always a favorite place for us. Never fail, upon the return there – it seems that there is something new. It has been a while since we have been in that area, so there was quite a bit different. Standing out the most was the Say Their Names Memorial. The text on the…

Walnut Woods Metro Park

Located south of Columbus in Groveport, OH, you’ll find a rather unassuming metro park at first glance. However, take a little stroll through just the Tall Pines area and you’ll know that you’ve found something special. The Walnut Woods Metro Park is one of many in the Columbus Metro Parks system. The park office is…

Street Art at HEM Auto Parts, Columbus, OH

We went to a location for some street art and murals to start out the 2021! After our successful trip to Lookout Supply, we decided to drive about the neighborhood and found some more art at the HEM Auto Parts building on 1559 McKinley Ave, Columbus, OH 43222. Sometimes you just need to explore your…

Street Art at LookoutSupply, Columbus, OH

We went to a location for some street art and murals to start out the 2021! These are at Lookout Supply on 3440 W Broad Street in Columbus, OH 43204. We go this location as a submitted lead. Please remember that you can contact us on the website and submit a lead on the supplied…

Casey Goodson Protest In Westerville, OH

Not much official information has been provided on this incident, on Dec 4, 2020 Casey Goodson Jr was shot at his front door by a Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputy who was working in conjunction with the US Marshall’s Office. The US Marshall’s task force was charged with apprehending violent criminals with the assistance of the…

Halloween During CoronaVirus

Halloween is sure going to be a bit different this year. I’m not sure how parents feel about taking their kids around to strangers houses this year for their annual candy fix. At our house, we had candy, but we also had some small prizes and gifts for some. School supplies are always a welcome…

The American Sign Museum

Background The American Sign Museum is located at 1330 Monmouth Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45225It is the largest public museum dedicated to signs in the United States. The museum is 20,000 square feet and covers over 100 years of signage history. There are guided(check availability due to COVID19) and self guided tours. They have excellent restroom…