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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 …
Started the day with a
tour of Jim beams distillery including samples. The honey bourbon with
ice and water was OK but nothing I'd buy.
Heading towards Cleveland to visit the Rock Hall of fame as our last visit before heading home.
Got stuck in a couple of traffic jams and torrential rain.
Again the radio was interrupted for warnings.....thunderstorms and
flooding. That's OK as long as they don't come ...
... I am talking about…and that is all OK!
We woke to a beautiful morning and took our time getting ready to head out, leaving camp about 9:45 local time. By the way, we both really enjoyed reading all the comments and e mails regarding yesterday’s blog! Thanks, and keep those cards and letters coming!
Heading northward, we drove around Cincinnati on I-275 to I-71. As we crossed the Ohio River into Ohio at 10:23, ...
... and logging 6,563 miles. Living out of a suitcase in strange surroundings for three weeks has its drawbacks. We did see a lot of this beautiful country and got to spend some quality time with our adult children. Gosh, we miss them already! Take care and we will include you in our adventures in the future if you are still interested. Keith and Ruth ...
... awesome day.
The bar tender (Jay) suggested I check out Athens. So off to Athens I go (Libby: turns out I will be taking some of the roads you suggested.)
Routes: 36 east except the last five miles into GambierCities: Many small towns. Urbana was a very cool small town and I drove by the Honda plant in Marysville after I took a wrong turn onto a limited access highway.