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As the nation's first and largest minimum security correctional facility, the Fairfield School for Boys served over 100,000 Ohio juvenile offenders. The school was converted to an adult facility in 1980. (text on supplementary tablets) Thi…
The Bremen Oil Boom commenced in 1907-08 and the town became a center in the region's petroleum industry. The area was a forest of oil derricks. From this point south, it was said that one could go down Broad Street from derrick to derrick a…
Fairfield County quickly mobilized after the attack on Ft. Sumter, South Carolina on April 12, 1861 and the beginning of the Civil War. Parts of the county fairgrounds became Camp Anderson, in honor of Major Robert Anderson who commanded Fort Sumt…
Built in 1881, John Bright #2 covered bridge originally spanned Poplar Creek on Bish Road near Baltimore, Ohio. It is named after pioneer settler John Bright, whose family farm was located near the original site. August Borneman of Lancaster, …
...commissioned in 1849 to ring the praise of Almighty God from the steeple of the old M.E. Church on South Jackson (High) Street, this bell was relocated by the congregation to their present church in September 1907. Eventually displaced by elect…
First bride married in OSU Stadium to Keith J. Kistler Oct. 19, 2002
The Former Site of The Fairfield County Children's Home 1743 East Main Street Lancaster, Ohio has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior [Placed] December 27, 2008
This building, the original C & O Depot at Carroll, Ohio, was presented to the Fairfield County Agricultural Society by Mr. & Mrs. James D. McGill August 1966. It will be preserved for Historical purposes.
This building, the original Liberty Twp. No. 6 School, was presented to the Fairfield County Agriculture Society by the Arthur Weakley Family of Baltimore, Ohio, August, 1976. The original school house bell was presented by Douglas A. Weakley of U…
This building, the original Dumontville General Store, was presented to the Fairfield County Agricultural Society by Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Alvis in honor of Mr. Joe Arnold, the proprietor for many years. It will be preserved for Historical purposes.