Mansfield in Vintage Postcards

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Overview
Take a trolley tour around Mansfield, Ohio, by way of this collection of vintage postcards. Starting the tour with The Square, see the series of ornate government seats built here, like the 1840 Greek Revival and 1878 Victorian courthouses, as well as the fountain and the gazebo located there. Next, traveling into the Downtown now encompassed by the Carousel and Central Park Districts, explore Main Street and the old hotels, the stone churches, and the railroad depots. From there, progressing to The Flats, catch a glimpse of the industries and the now-vanished agricultural works. Heading into The Neighborhoods from Downtown, visit the schools, the churches, and the Children's Home. And finally, following the tracks out past the Sturges area and Senator Sherman's mansion, ride to the end of the tracks to see Luna Park, Kingwood, and the Ohio State Reformatory.
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ISBN: 9780738531724
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
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State: Ohio
Series: Postcard History Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
This beautiful collection of postcards showcases the timeline and timeless charm of Mansfield, Ohio, once known as The Trunk Line City and Little Chicago. Timothy Brian McKee lives in Mansfield and has become very knowledgeable on its history. He is also an illustrator and filmmaker and has written the Historical Atlas of the Richland B&O Trail.
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