Mansfield Things to Do

  • Ohio Bird Sanctuary
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  • Ohio Bird Sanctuary
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  • Ohio State Reformatory
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  • 1. Ohio State Reformatory

    Ohio Reformatory ( Prison) Arriving in town over an hour later than our goal we did the Prison visit first since it was the focus of the trip. Arriving at the prison .. saw cute baby geese...

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  • 2. Kingwood Center Botanical Garden

    Best bucks you'll ever spend. The cost of entry was 5 dollars a car .. if you buy something at the greenhouse they take that 5 off your bill of 25 or more.. We were not heading home so didn't...

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  • 3. Ohio Bird Sanctuary

    Bird Sanctuary Well we tried to visit her on our visit to the area but unfortunately we arrived later than we'd hoped and had to make a choice of what to do. We didn't realize the park closed at 4...

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  • 4. Malabar Farm State Park

    Malabar Farm was the home of author Louis Bromfield. Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart were married there. When I was a child, this was all private but it has...

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  • 5. See the prison

    On the northeast corner of Mansfield. Take highway 30 and take the exit onto hwy 545. The prison is just north of the exit, but if you are eastbound you must...

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  • 6. Are there chateaus in Ohio?

    Of course there are. How could you doubt?This is Kingwood Center in Mansfield, Ohio. Dr. King left his beautiful chateau to the city of Mansfield and it has...

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  • 7. ~Mansfield's Mural~

    This is another mural located on the historical Florshiem Shoe Building that has been the Crowe's Shoes business since 1939.Mansfield & Richland County...

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  • 8. Johnny Appleseed Mural

    This lovely mural is located on the Calhoun, Kademenos,Heichel, Childress Attorneys at Law building. It was commissioned by the Mansfield Rotary 2001. Mansfield...

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  • 9. Hand-carved Carousel

    Nearly in the town center is a covered carousel, partly new hand-carved, partly restored. Closed when I got there, but it looks like a nice place to rent out...

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  • 10. The Windows

    Mansfield Prison has pretty much laid exposed to the elements for a number of years until recently. As you can see, the trees are trying to take over.

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  • 11. Filming Site of "The Shawshank Redemption"

    Almost the entire movie "The Shawshank Redemption" was also filmed at Mansfield. There are still a few props left over from the filming.

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  • 12. Filming Site of "Air Force One"

    The Movie Air Force One was filmed at the Mansfield Prison and a few of the props from the movie still remain. Mansfield was used as a Russian prison in the...

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  • 13. Ohio State Reformatory

    The old Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield was opened in 1898 and offers ghost tours every so often allowing visitors to explore the massive prison complex in...

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