Historic Curtis Inn On The Square
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... luckily weren’t slowed down by it. Judy, FYI…when we stopped for gasoline it was $3.59/galleon. We are getting right at 10 MPG which includes sitting parked with the motor running several times. We did manage to take a scenic tour of low rent housing in Columbus which actually looked much better than some we have seen in other cities in the past.
We left the interstate at 2:35 heading towards Butler, Ohio which was to be ...
Monday morning we headed to Mansfield Ohio. A prison built in 1886, since closed, became the background of the movie Shaw shank Redemption. This is really the main reason we are on vacation. My mom wanted to tour the prison. This massive stone building housed 155,000 inmates until its doors where closed in 1990. There were a few different tours to choose from. You can take a tour that is based on the movies that were filmed there or you ...
... rain and my plan was to get the hell out of Indianapolis as FAS as I could and then reconnect with, you guessed it, Route 36. Jumped onto the beltway and it promptly started to rain but only briefly. Then I took I70 for about 10 miles before exiting and heading north to 36. On the side road to 36 it started to rain again (actually poured) but half the sky was cloudy and half was sunny. And ...
We drove 270 miles today to reach the Columbus, Ohio suburb of Westerville where Andy's daughter lives. We stayed two nights with them which we enjoyed very much, and because we were slightly ahead of schedule, we didn't feel rushed. A very nice break and enjoyable time (plus we got to bring warm, freshly made banana bread with us when we left the next day).
Total miles for the trip: 1174
... our sponsor made sure to schedule more than enough time inbetween performances. That way, John had some good resting time between shows and even had a chance to stop by a Subway for something to drink...he was spotted by two little boys who were really excited about getting balloon swords and the father happily took a flier about the circus.
We visited three schools and two ...
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