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Amanda Williams
Twinsburg, Ohio
A small-town Ohio girl trying to see the world.
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The Hocking Hills, located in southeastern Ohio, has always been a popular getaway for Ohioans looking to relax and enjoy the great outdoors. Centered around Hocking Hills State Park and all its great hiking trails, the Hocking Hills is accessible from just about everywhere in Ohio – it's only an hour from Columbus, a little over two hours from Cincinnati, and three hours from Cleveland. It's no wonder it's a popular summertime getaway. The Hocking Hills is known for its outdoor activities – from hiking to canoeing to horseback riding to roasting marshmallows over a fire outside a cabin in... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at DiscoveringOhio
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Sitting proudly on the corner of West 25th Street and Lorain Avenue in Ohio City, the West Side Market is Cleveland's oldest public market. The market is home to 100 vendors offering everything from meats to produce to baked goods to dairy to spices and nuts. There has been a market in this part of Cleveland since the Pearl Street Market opened in 1840. Back then, there were three public markets operating in the Cleveland area to serve the growing immigrant population (along with the Pearl Street Market, there were also the Broadway and Central markets). The large West Side... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2015 at DiscoveringOhio
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As Labor Day fast approaches, it means one thing for the people of Mahoning County: it's almost time for the Canfield Fair. For the past 168 years, droves of people have traveled to the fairgrounds in Canfield, Ohio, over Labor Day weekend to attend the Mahoning County Fair (though it's usually just called the Canfield Fair). They come from all over – hundreds of thousands of them each year – to enjoy what has become the largest county fair in the state of Ohio. Growing up in northeast Ohio, there were a few constants in my life: cold winters, Friday... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2014 at DiscoveringOhio
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