Most museums you visit cover one thing. Art, history, science, salt & pepper shakers…whatever. You typically only deal with one topic in most museums. The Works in Newark is just a little bit different. The Works combines an art gallery, science experiments, and local history into one packed building. It even has some surprises for … Continue reading The Works – Licking County
In 1835-36, there was a boundary war fought over Toledo between the not yet state of Michigan and the fairly new state of Ohio. It wasn’t much of a war, to be honest. There was only ever one skirmish, and there were no casualties. I’m sure that soon after the war ended, the famous joke … Continue reading Toledo Museum of Art
The Imagination Station is a non-profit science center in downtown Toledo, on the bank of the Maumee River. This was my third time visiting this museum, and the first since it had undergone an extensive amount of renovation. Before we take a look inside, let’s do a little tl;dr history of the location the museum … Continue reading Imagination Station
What could possibly get me, a well-established night owl, to wake up at 5:30 AM on a Saturday and drive 2 hours? That’s right, a free t-shirt…and donuts. The folks in Butler County know how to reach a guy. Several local bakeries have joined together to make up this Donut Trail. You don’t have to … Continue reading Butler County Donut Trail + 2 Bonus sites!!
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 … Continue reading Trader’s World and Solid Rock Church
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 … Continue reading Columbus Museum of Art
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 … Continue reading Garst Museum