Tour de Forest Benefit Bicycle Ride

Saturday, May 4, 2019 • Nelsonville Ride for History’s Sake! The 14th Annual Little Cities Tour de Forest takes riders on journeys through the the forested hills of the Little Cities of Black Diamonds microregion beginning and ending at the Hocking College Recreation Center in Nelsonville on Saturday morning, May 4th. Set your course distance…

Tour de Forest Benefit Bike Ride April 21

It’s not too late to register for the Tour de Forest Benefit Bicycle Ride, offering several different routes that take riders through the Little Cities of Black Diamonds Microregion, the small forest-surrounded former coal mining towns of hilly southeast Ohio which offer an incredible amount of history and natural beauty. Registration/waiver form can be found…

Face Jugs: A Mystery of History

Some parts of Appalachian Ohio hold some fascinating chapters of American history, but local potter Maddy Fraioli is bringing a story that stretches south beyond the Mason-Dixon right back to Shawnee, Ohio. Fraioli has been making pottery and stoneware in Muskingum County for years. With her husband, Howard Peller, she owned and operated Fioriware in…