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…

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…

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…

Franklin Park Conservatory – The Revisit Part 1 – Some New Stuff

It has been a while since we have gone into the facility known as The Franklin Park Conservatory. Quite a bit has changed, especially on the outside part of the park grounds. Inside, the different biomes are still there, with most of the same plants there as we remembered. The connector between the gift shop…

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…

Amberleigh Neighborhood Park – One Shot

Our first time at Amberleigh Neighborhood Park in the Dublin Ohio area. There we went down to the kayak launching area and found this exposed, intricate root system. It is not often you get to see this natural wonder!

Racial Equality Artworks in The Short North – Part 3

This is the final video in this series. This video is another section of the Short North area on High Street in Downtown Columbus. There was a smaller section east of downtown that I had not had a chance to fully cover and was able to get there. STRONGER TOGETHER.

Racial Equality Artworks in The Short North – Part 2

Almost 2 weeks after the protests and property destruction in downtown Columbus following the wake of the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, we took a walk through the Short North Arts district – a section of the city that took a lion’s share of the damage. This video is another section of the…