Knights Inn Belleville/Mansfield
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... Too tired
to make it to Cleveland so stopped at a campground. Beautiful place but
not a spot for our trailer. Moved on to the next campground. Nope.
It's luau night and no spots. Walmart national park here we come!!
Stopped for a steak
dinner before Walmart. It was a great meal that included 2 appetizers, 2 entrees and drinks. It was delicious and cost
less than last nights 2 appetizers and 2 drinks!!
... it was full of huge old homes. Once again, the topography was very rolling…almost hilly as we drove into Butler.
At 3:15 we arrived at the Butler/Mohican KOA which is our stop for the night. A young woman and her husband had just bought the campground about a year ago and they are working hard to make things nice around here. Our site is reasonably level and the power is OK…good stop for the night.
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 ...
... 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.
... and Switzerland. At that time "Dutch" was a broader term that meant what we today call Flemish, Dutch or German. The terms "High Dutch" (German) and "Low Dutch" (Dutch, "nether" means "low") were used to make a clearer distinction between what we now call German (from Latin) or Dutch (from Old High German).
We visited the Visitor Center and saw the 10 foot by 265 foot mural called Behalt. http://www.behalt.com/ Very interesting. The ...