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June 2nd, 2018

Heritage Preservation … The Hosea Brown Barn

The Hosea Brown Barn at Girdled Road Reservation in Concord Township dates back Just over 200 years. An English three bay threshing barn, it served five generations of the Brown family from 1816-1952. Hosea Brown served alongside George Washington in the Revolutionary War. Acquiring the land from the Connecticut Land Company, the site was named...   READ MORE

April 9th, 2018

Every Artifact Matters…

History matters. Every story counts. Every relic or image from the past matters. This has never been more relevant than in recent years. ‘Selfies’ now replace photo images of places or events. Daily newspapers are disappearing in favor of online versions. Books are now printed on demand or reduced to ‘nook’ versions. Historical homes and...   READ MORE

March 7th, 2018

Heritage Preservation – Old Photos Matter!

Archival documents on display in local historical sites usually illicit nothing more than a passing glance from most visitors. These documents, though proudly displayed are usually an item overlooked in favor of a ‘bigger’ or ‘more’ interesting item like a Fresnel Lens or Temple finial. Though small, documents are far from insignificant. They are stories...   READ MORE

February 14th, 2018

The Kirtland Temple one of many Lake County Gems

Heritage Tourism Focus – #3-43 The Kirtland Temple one of many Lake County Gems Ohio’s smallest county has perhaps the most history and artifacts and I am sad to say remains ‘a best kept secret’ to many residents and tourists. With Heritage Tourism moving to the forefront of the LCVB in 2018 lets focus on...   READ MORE

February 1st, 2018

February 2018 Newsletter

Introducing Lake County’s new tourism brand, Remarkable Lake County, OH. The brand was created to highlight our vast intrinsic resources, such as Lake Erie, heritage, and wine region. In addition to the Instagram image campaign; “#RemarkableLakeCountyOH,” the brand campaign includes a concentrated effort to engage the community and focus on 10 primary areas: Agriculture, Attractions,...   READ MORE

January 30th, 2018

2018 Remarkable Lake County OH Photo Wave

That’s right—the year 2018 is officially here! A new year is filled with new opportunities and adventures with the ones you so dearly love. Being able to have a fresh start is a great way to open your mind to new ideas, resolutions, joyous activities, and places. Some of those places being in our own...   READ MORE

January 29th, 2018

Are You Getting Your Vitamin ’N’ this Winter

As we reach the halfway point to our winter season, this important question comes to mind. Are you getting enough Vitamin ’N’ this winter? ’N’ is for nature! April 2016 saw the release of a book Vitamin ’N’ by Richard Louv. A nY times bestseller, Louv made the claim that mixing your day-to-day life with...   READ MORE