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Share some of your favorite things about the grand State of ​​​​​​​OHIO !

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Share some of your favorite things about the grand State of OHIO !

.......and have some fun with it.

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1 hour ago, The Gipper said:

No, its not right at all.

Did they miss where you live?

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1 hour ago, mjp28 said:

Did they miss where you live?

If by miss, do you mean they got it wrong?  Then yes. 

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It took in my girlfriend from HS. Thank God I did not marry the person I met very much later in life now living in Dallas. Would have been the mismatch of the year.

Dodged it.🎣🧐🤗

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2 hours ago, TexasAg1969 said:

It took in my girlfriend from HS. Thank God I did not marry the person I met very much later in life now living in Dallas. Would have been the mismatch of the year.

Dodged it.🎣🧐🤗

Are you saying that your girlfriend in HS lived in Ohio, and that you saw her much later in life and she was living in Dallas? 

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3 hours ago, The Gipper said:

Are you saying that your girlfriend in HS lived in Ohio, and that you saw her much later in life and she was living in Dallas? 

Nope. I said they took her in as in she moved away from my HS to Ohio. I met her some years latter well after she moved from Ohio to the Dallas area. I feel sorry for her second husband. I'm not saying he's henpecked, just that he seems to live in the henhouse where he is in constant fear.😁

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5 hours ago, TexasAg1969 said:

Nope. I said they took her in as in she moved away from my HS to Ohio. I met her some years latter well after she moved from Ohio to the Dallas area. I feel sorry for her second husband. I'm not saying he's henpecked, just that he seems to live in the henhouse where he is in constant fear.😁

 

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Nothing wrong with some Ohio Hillbillies 

       but when the Waffle House jukebox moves B 12 send me a memo 

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1. Ohio gets its name from the Iroquois word ohi-yo, meaning "great river." 

2. Ohio didn't officially become a state until 1953. It was declared a state in 1803, but didn't get the presidential stamp of approval until President Dwight Eisenhower signed off. He back-dated the declaration to the original date.

3. Ohio is known as the Buckeye State because of the buckeye trees commonly found throughout the Ohio River Valley. The plants produce small brown nuts that look like the eye of a deer; it is said that carrying one in your pocket is good luck.

4. Ohio native James Ritty invented the cash register in 1878. As a saloon owner, Ritty had a problem with his employees stealing his money. He got the idea of a machine that kept track of the money transactions while looking at machinery on a steamboat to Europe.

5. Speaking of inventors, Thomas Edison was born in Milan, Ohio.

6. The Shawshank Redemption was shot at the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield. It was later used for Air Force One and you can take tours of the facility.

7. Before the Boston Red Sox, there were the Cincinnati Red Stockings. Founded in 1869, they were the first professional baseball team.

8. Before going into television, Jerry Springer was the 56th mayor of Cincinnati. He considered running for Senate, but was concerned that his show’s negative reputation would affect his chances.

9.  Ohio is home to the “One and Only Presidential Museum.” The museum honors John Hanson, who was technically the first president of the United States; he and eight others were elected and served one year terms before the Constitution was written. Nick Pahys, Jr. DDG-CH-AdVS-A.G.E.-LDA-FIBA (yes, he really does have that many initials!) does not like the fact that textbooks glossed over this important historical figure, so he erected the museum to properly educate the masses. Visitors can enjoy artifacts, portraits, and even a personal tour from the owner himself. 

10. The state houses the world’s largest cuckoo clock. The giant, fully functional structure is appropriately located in Sugarcreek, the “Little Switzerland of Ohio.”

11. The Cuyahoga River has caught on fire at least 13 times; it’s aptly nicknamed “The River That Caught Fire.” The river was one of the most polluted rivers in the country and would catch fire after sparks from the train would fall into the water. After a highly media-covered fire in 1969, Congress was inspired to clean up pollution across the country and established the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

12. Ohio’s state rock song is “Hang on, Sloopy” by the McCoys. It was originally the unofficial Ohio State marching band anthem, so the choice made sense.

13. Seven presidents were born in Ohio, making the state known as the “Mother of Modern Presidents.” The presidents are Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, William H. Taft, and Warren G. Harding. 

14. Agriculture is Ohio’s largest industry: it contributes over $93 billion to the economy annually. The state ranks number one in Swiss cheese production. 

15. Despite arguments with North Carolina, Ohio is officially the birthplace of aviation. The state is home to the airplane’s inventors Wilbur and Orville Wright, as well as 24 astronauts, and Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, was from Wapakoneta, Ohio.

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1.  Ohio is also home to the First Ladies National Historic site....in downtown Canton in the former home of Ida Saxton McKinley.  This was the home occupied by she and her husband William McKinley.  She inherited it.

2. Ohio also claims an 8th President:  William Henry Harrison, who, while not born here....was elected to the Presidency from Ohio.  (similar say to Obama being born in Ohio...but being elected from Illinois)

3. The burning of the Cuyahoga River also led to the passage of the Clean Air and Water act  (which created the EPA).   I have told a lot of the millenials that they have no idea how badly polluted the air and water around here was from industrial activities.  

4. You are right about the aviation....while that first flight took place in NC at Kitty Hawk,  everything was built for it here in Ohio.  One of those 24 astronauts was from right here in Wadsworth  (Michael Foreman)...and of course, Judith Resnick....one of the victims in the Challenger, was from Akron.

5. An equally iconic  movie set location is the Christmas Story House......in the Tremont neighborhood in Cleveland. 

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Warther Museum in Dover, Ohio. https://thewarthermuseum.com/plan

"Mooney" Warther was a master carver of trains who had NO peer. I don't care WHERE you live, that place is worth the trip. He dreamt of what he carved perfectly to scale & he took no mearurements & used no machinery. He & his efforts were amazing & the museum is amazing. I had the pleasure of visiting with his son, David, for almost 2 hours back in the late '70s or early '80s.

Mike

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As of today, one thing about the Great State of Ohio:

It has been over 3000 days since we have lost a football game to Michigan.

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Another interesting fact about Ohio. Ohio doesn’t own any water in the Ohio river where it borders WV.

WV wholly owns the river where the river borders both states.  

Although an Ohio fishing license can be used on the river

http://www.uppermon.org/news/dominion post/DP-Ohio-WV_Border-29Aug11.html

 

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On 12/8/2019 at 10:01 AM, Browns149 said:

Another interesting fact about Ohio. Ohio doesn’t own any water in the Ohio river where it borders WV.

WV wholly owns the river where the river borders both states.  

Although an Ohio fishing license can be used on the river

http://www.uppermon.org/news/dominion post/DP-Ohio-WV_Border-29Aug11.html

 

What about the Kentucky portion? 

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9 hours ago, The Gipper said:

What about the Kentucky portion? 

It is split in the middle of the river. 

 

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On the whole, I like living here in Ohio. But it is pretty annoying that I have to drive to Indiana to get decent fireworks because of Ohio's lame-ass fireworks laws.

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not many waterways in state -  but the Mohican river and State park are very beautiful.

throughout Cleveland area there were many sites thoughout the Bedford reservation / tinkers creek / squires castle probably even the waterfront where Euclid beach

amusement park used to be...

lots of best kept secrets in Cleveland

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3 hours ago, mjp28 said:

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Yes, Jim Harbaugh is from Ohio....if you count being born here.   He was born in Toledo. 

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And this never gets old.....

 

 

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Moving from North to South..

Come January, No Doubt you will miss this..

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