Pleasant Hill Dam

Pleasant Hill Dam was built in 1936 on the Clear Fork section of the Mohican River. It is located on the 783-acre lake Near Perrysville, OH. This man-made lake has a 113 foot tall earth filled dam and was constructed by the Army Corp of Engineers to protect the area from flooding. This area is…

Annie Oakley At Brock Cemetery

Born August 13, 1860, Phoebe Ann Mosey is world famously known as a sharpshooter and exhibition shooter known as Annie Oakley. Born 2 miles from Woodland, OH in Darke county, she was one of 7 children. Her father passed away when she was very young from pneumonia in 1866. She learned to shoot in order…

Famous Markers at Woodland Cemetery

Traveling in the Dayton area,  the navigator extraordinaire – Dani, found a very interesting place to visit. The Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum houses an impressive number of species of tree as well as a being the final resting place of a few famous Ohioans. The Wright Brothers and Erma Bombeck. Beyond the famously interred, the…

The Gift – OneShot!

Location:  Cleveland Museum of Art – Large Room Just Past The Armor Court The Gifts.This was a gift to me, as I was fortunate enough to have walked into the room and saw this scene before me. I had the my camera hanging off my right hip. I immediately pulled the camera to my eye…

Ohio Village Independence Weekend Festivities

The Ohio Village is a seasonally open section of the Ohio History Center that recreates life in the era of the 1890’s America. During the weekend of July 6th, the Ohio Village opens its doors to fun games and activities for the family, an opening ceremony, and an 1890’s era base ball game with period…

Spring House Gazebo in Eden Park – Cincinnati

This Moorish styled Gazebo is within eye sight of Mirror Lake, both of which are located within Eden Park. The gazebo was designed and construction completed in 1904, making it the oldest enduring structure in the Cincinnati park system. The Spring House Gazebo is also famous for the Remus Incident. The Remus Incident in a…

Memorial Day Special – Flight 93 Memorial in Somerset County, PA

September 11, 2001. Four commercial airliners were hijacked by al Qaeda terrorists and used as weapons. Two impact the World Trade Center towers in NY, a third strikes the Pentagon building and a fourth crashes into an empty field in Somerset County in rural Pennsylvania. United Flight 93 leaving from New Jersey got a late…