Two incredible roadside attractions in one this time! One is a flea market, known for its incredible collection of kitsch. The other is a Christian Megachurch that has been home to two of the most (in?)famous statues of Jesus ever built. Both live virtually next door to each other just off Interstate 75, about halfway […]Read more "Trader’s World and Solid Rock Church – Butler County"
After taking a couple months off to hibernate and do a few other things, eventually the desire to get out and explore got too strong. I had been cooped up long enough, and it was time for a little museum therapy. While I’m not adding a new county this time, I can guarantee that there will […]Read more "Columbus Museum of Art – Franklin County"
My first post for 2017 is going to talk about the last trip I was able to make in 2016 to the Garst Museum in Greenville, Ohio. To be honest, I didn’t know anything at all about Greenville until I was told that they had an amazing museum there. I can honestly report that they […]Read more "Garst Museum – Darke County"
Just a half mile from the Temple of Tolerance is a more well-known tourist spot in Wapakoneta, Ohio, the Armstrong Air and Space Museum. While the museum is named after Neil Armstrong, the museum is more than just a collection of his artifacts (although there are a lot of those as well). The goal is to tell […]Read more "Armstrong Air and Space Museum – Auglaize County"
One of the goals of this project is to finally get to some of those places that I’ve read about and said “I’d like to see that”, but have never actually taken steps to actually visit. I came across the Temple of Tolerance 5-6 years ago when reading through the entire Ohio section of the Roadside […]Read more "Temple of Tolerance – Auglaize County"
In my last post about Warren G. Harding sites in Marion, I talked about some Harding artifacts kept in a room of the basement of Heritage Hall. This time, I thought we would look at the rest of the building.Read more "Heritage Hall – Marion County"
Ohio has been the birthplace of 8 Presidents, so it had to be expected that we would eventually visit a few Presidential sites. There are three main sites related to Warren G. Harding in Marion, Ohio,: the house he lived in and did most of his campaigning from, an exhibit of Harding ephemera in the basement […]Read more "Warren G. Harding Sites – Marion County"