Category Archives: Protecting Place

Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here are some articles from this week that I think you shouldn’t miss. Enjoy! Locals Only: U.K. Antique Shop Bans Tourists: If you live more than 30 miles from this shop, you aren’t welcome.  It isn’t about keeping local historical … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here are five articles I came across last week that you shouldn’t miss. Enjoy! Much-criticized ‘drum major’ quote on Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial to be removed: The paraphrased statement “I was a drum major for justice peace and righteousness” … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here are five articles I’ve come across this week that you shouldn’t miss.  Enjoy! Behind the scenes with holiday decorator at the Newport mansions: Sure, the mansions never looked like this for Christmas when their original owners lived there, they … Continue reading

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Zoar Named One of 11 Most Endangered Places

I’ve been meaning to blog about this myself, but as many of Zoar Village’s buildings are among the Ohio Historical Society’s 58 sites I present to you their post on the topic. Tomorrow I’ll post pictures from my exploration of … Continue reading

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Protecting Place: Graveyard Edition

I am a huge historic cemetery nerd.  I’ll stop the car when I’m driving, or make whoever else is driving stop, so that I can explore the old stones.  The state of many graveyards and cemeteries disappoints me.  I think … Continue reading

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Protecting Place: Leo Petroglyph Edition, Part 2

Since I couldn’t get more than three photos to load for yesterday’s post, and it seems I still can’t post more than that at one time, I thought I’d show you more of Leo Petroglyph State Memorial in Jackson, Ohio. … Continue reading

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Protecting Place: Leo Petroglyph Edition

So you’ve seen the cows across the street, now today you will get to see Leo Petroglyph.  Leo Petroglyph is located in Jackson, Ohio and is an Ohio Historical Society State Memorial comprised of about 12 acres of land with … Continue reading

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Where It All Began

What was your “aha” moment? Historic Preservation is one of those fields where there is not necessarily a direct correlation between your favorite class in school and how you ended up becoming involved with historic preservation.  The same can be … Continue reading

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