Museum of Catholic Art and History

Background Located in the Catholic Foundation Building first floor is the Museum of Catholic Art and History, the museum was first founded in 1998 by a local priest at the Holy Family School on South Grubb Street. The current location (link below) was opened in 2020 and purpose built to house the current collection, which…

Day of the Dead Festival – Greenlawn Cemetery

Background Columbus, Ohio has started to embrace more the traditions of it’s Hispanic community. VisualOhio had previously covered the Latine Heritage Parade, and now we can share some impressions of the Day of the Dead Festival. The purpose of this event is to help you experience an authentic Dia de los Muertos as it is…

Harrison Park / Side by Side Park

Background Located at 995 Harrison Park Place in Columbus, OH, this Columbus Parks and Recreation park is 4.9 acres of greenway trail access, playground and open space. 995 Harrison Park PlaceColumbus, OH 43201 Impression Finding new places all the time is one of our great pleasures. We’ve been to a lot of places in the…

Zanesville Museum of Art

Background For an expansive history of the Zanesville Museum of Art, check out the link below: https://www.zanesvilleart.org/history 620 Military RoadZanesville OH 43701 Impression We were traveling back from a trip to The Wilds, passing through the city of Zanesville and decided to stop by the Zanesville Museum of Art. Having never been before, we knew…

Topiary Garden (Deaf School Park)

Background Based on a famous paining called, “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte”, George Seurat’s work. This installation began in 1989 and was dedicated in 1992. Located at the former Ohio School for the Deaf, the park spans 7 acres and has a walking path, tables, benches and is dog friendly….

Little Darby Creek Covered Bridge

Background Madison County covered bridge in West Jefferson. One of the newer covered bridges in the state, it was built in 2012. It is located on Taylor Blair Road and spans across Little Darby Creek. Little Darby Creek Covered Bridge100 Taylor Blair Road, West Jefferson, Ohio 43162 Impression Covered bridges are a dying piece 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…