Tag Archives: History

Gift #678: Cincinnati Railroad

At the end of a very long week, I’m having a bit of trouble pulling my thoughts together.  I realized that I haven’t shared much from the recent trip to Cincinnati so for the next couple of days I’ll post … Continue reading

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Gift# 479: Gothic Chapel

Since this is Halloween week, I thought I’d share some pictures of the Gothic Chapel at Crown Hill as it is a lovely example of Gothic architecture.  Gothic is my favorite style of architecture.  I think it’s pretty ironic that … Continue reading

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Gift #466: Pioneer Village

One of the special features of Spring Mill State Park is the Pioneer Village in the west corner of the park.  It is comprised of many buildings (some restored from the original site, and others brought in from throughout the state) … Continue reading

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Gift #380: Independence Day

This week marks the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, arguably the turning point of the Civil War.  As our nation poured out its blood and sweat to make the ideals of our Declaration of Independence a reality, it’s … Continue reading

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Gift #281: Dead Sea scrolls

Today I experienced a once in a lifetime experience – seeing the Dead Sea scrolls.  The Cincinnati museum is hosting a traveling exhibit by the Israeli Antiquities department showcasing 10 of the scrolls, along with thousands of artifacts from ancient … Continue reading

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Gift #149: Spring Mill #1 – Pioneer Village

For the past few blissful days, I’ve been in Spring Mill State Park.  This was my first visit to the park, and it was stunningly beautiful.  I’ll be blogging for several days about the park, and I took lots of pictures to … Continue reading

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Gift # 96: State Fair: Pioneer Village

 For today’s post I wanted to share some pics of what you get to see on display in the Pioneer Village at the State Fair.  This area is full of memories. It’s been part of the fair for 51 years.  What started as a motley collection … Continue reading

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