President William McKinley National Memorial

Hello again to all of you adventure seekers.   We are off traveling Ohio again, visiting the Presidential sites.  Today’s trip brought us to Canton Ohio. It is the home of William McKinley National Memorial and Museum. The memorial is located at 800 McKinley Drive NW, Canton Ohio 44708. This site is different from the other […]

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President James Garfield Home

As we looked for adventures here in Ohio, we realized that 8 individuals that served as President of the United States were from Ohio.  So our adventures took us on a quest to visit all of their homes or memorials and investigate their individual parts of history. Today’s visit was to the home of President […]

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Scotty’s Cafe – a Columbus Ohio Gem of a Diner

We haven’t talked about food lately.  And as you’ve probably guessed, Mrs. Claus and I like to find good places to eat as we travel around.  Today I want to introduce you to a cafe right here in our home base of Columbus Ohio.  It’s become a favorite of ours. You may have guessed that […]

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RUTHERFORD B. HAYES. A VISIT TO HIS OHIO HOME

Mrs. C and I have always had an interest in history and, specifically, our Presidents and their homes.  So, our adventure in Ohio continues with a visit to the Rutherford B. Hayes home.  His Presidential home, known as Spiegel Grove, is located in Fremont, Ohio.  The estate was originally 125 acres; however, now just 25 […]

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Cuyahoga Valley Train Ride

Mrs. C and I have been out exploring adventures here in Ohio this past summer and fall. One such adventure is visiting transportation from the past – and the railroad was next. There are many locations around the State that offer train rides on older locomotives and cars. For our adventure, we chose the Cuyahoga […]

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Model T Museum – a Touring Adventure

Mrs. C and I were able to go on a grand adventure this past July. We were invited to join my cousin, Steve and Suzie Hughes, at the Model T Homecoming,  held in Richmond, Indiana. Richmond Indiana is the home of the Model T Club of America. They operate a museum that is located at […]

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TAKE A RIDE ON AN ANTIQUE CAROUSEL – ALL IN OHIO

Everyone loves a ride on a carousel. It is a magical experience to climb aboard a beautiful horse or reindeer. The calliope is playing grand band music 0f the 1900’s in the background. Suddenly, the carousel begins to move. The horse starts to go up and down. As you pick-up speed, the wind is blowing […]

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BACK-IN-TIME SHOPPING IN OHIO

Adventures can be found in your own backyard.  This day, we traveled to Lehman’s Hardware Store. Lehman’s is located in Kidron Ohio, about a two hour ride from Columbus, where your trip leads you into Holmes County. This is where the largest population of Amish families live outside of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. This is truly an […]

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THE TOY BALLOON – IN AN OHIO GROCERY?! – ABSOLUTELY

As we have followed our adventure down many many pathways and highways, we are surprised at where we find interesting toy stores.  This is just one example of finding neat things at the most unexpected locations. Mrs. Claus and I like food. What can I say – I like to eat!  Jungle Jim’s International Market […]

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