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…

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…

Wagnalls Memorial Library

On Columbus Street in Lithopolis, sits a very unique architectural structure. In 1925, Mabel Wagnalls Jones dedicated the building to her parents. The building was designed by a local Columbus architect names Ray Sims. The majority of construction workers and materials are Lithopolis native. Several additions were done over the years, in 1961, 1983, and…

Spring Has Sprung At Slate Run Historical Farm

The Slate Run Historical Farm is a Columbus Metro Parks facility. This living historical farm plants crops, and tends to livestock with the techniques from the late 1800’s. This gives people of all ages the opportunity to see what life on a farm was like in that time period. This immersive experience really makes things…

Old Time Threshing – Slate Run Living Historical Farm

Written/Photo/Video by Andrew Livelsberger Background:The Slate Run Living Historical Farm is an actual working farm where people can learn how farm life in Ohio was conducted in the late 1800’s.  The farm is part of the Columbus Metro Parks system. Impression:One of the great things about the living historical farm is the immersive experience. They…

Coloring Easter Eggs 1880’s Style

Background:Easter has come and gone, and we have our current traditions.  Some though, go back further than you might think.   Ever think about how they might have colored Easter eggs in the 1880’s?  Did they even do that back then? Impression:Slate Run Historical farm shows us what life may have been like for a…

Hippiefest

Written by Andrew and Dani Livelsberger Photography by Andrew Livelsberger Background:An artistic gathering place located in Rockbridge, OH.  A place of art and ideas reminiscent of the 1960’s.  Hippiefest! Impression:We got there later and missed a lot of the performances, but from what we did see, this is a great event. Musicians played in 2…

The Cliff At Rising Park

Photography and Written by: Andrew Livelsberger Background:Rising Park is located in Lancaster, Ohio and houses a popular hiking area, a cliff face that is 250 ft above the park level. Impression:This is a favorite spot of many to come and watch the sunset and see what Lancaster looks like from an elevated view.The pictures pretty…

Flight Of The Hawk Park

Written and Photography by: Andrew Livelsberger Located of Route 33 close to Lancaster, OH this park is filled with metal sculptures of hawks and other animals.  It is a start to a continuing park project. As of 6/20/2015, all the sculptures found in the park are the creation of local artist Ric Leichliter. 4750 Old…

Rock Mill Park

The Rock Mill in Rock Mill Park, Bloom, OH.  If you want some history on this place, look here. That site has some great information.  This was a grist mill, which means they used to grind grains into flours. River Level view of the Rock Mill, river falls, and covered bridge. Instead of going over…