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Events On October 8, 2014

4 haunted tours in the Mid-Atlantic

Halloween is fast approaching and these four haunted tours in the Mid-Atlantic are sure to appease any wandering soul. Whether you are a believer in the paranormal or not, these prisons, hospitals and asylums are filled to the brim with stories passed down through the generations.

Events On August 26, 2014

Shawshank Redemption’s 20th Anniversary

The Ohio State Reformatory, also referred to as the Mansfield Reformatory, is a historic prison located in Mansfield, Ohio. Constructed between 1886 and 1896, it remained in operation until a 1990 federal court order required it to be closed. The facility is best known for its role in the Shawshank Redemption.

The 20th anniversary of Shawshank Redemption’s debut is planned for this weekend, from August 29 until the 31, with events and tours taking place in Mansfield, Ashland and Upper Sandusky, Ohio!

Events On June 23, 2014

Old Crow Distillery Tours

Want to explore, photograph or learn more Old Crow Distillery in Kentucky? Mark your calendar down for July 5 or July 26!

Events On April 25, 2012

Mansfield, Ohio’s Forbidden City Tour

Downtown Mansfield, OhioPreservation OhioIn honor of Preservation month, Downtown Mansfield, Inc. and Preservation Ohio have teamed up to show the city’s historic past with the Forbidden City Tour. The event includes a self guided tour of five buildings:

  • Second floor of City Grille
  • Second floor above City News
  • City Mills Building
  • Eagles Building
  • Charles Schroer Mortuary Building

The cost is $20 per person and can be purchased prior or on the day of the event. The Forbidden City Tour is May 5 from 1 PM to 5 PM.

Events On April 23, 2012

Tour the Indianapolis Catacombs

Indianapolis City MarketTo be offered beginning in June, the Indianapolis, Indiana Catacomb tours will take the public beneath City Market into mostly unknown catacombs that date to 1886. The cavernous walkways, featuring brick archways and columns of limestone, encompass more than 20,000 square feet and were part of Tomlinson Hall, a structure along Market Street that burned in 1958.