1972: Kings Island Opens
That spring of 1972, southwest Ohio’s famous amusement park welcomed visitors for the first time. Attractions included a new wooden roller coaster known as The Racer.
Revisit Ohio’s Bygone Amusement Parks
Here’s how dedicated devotees are keeping alive the spirit of three of Ohio’s bygone amusement parks. READ MORE >>
Ohio Finds: Folk Art Backscratcher
This item was carved from a single piece of wood and is believed to have been created in Ohio during the early 20th century. READ MORE >>
3 Questions: Jen Freeman
The president of Richards Maple Products and the Ohio Maple Producers Association, discusses the family business and our state’s maple-sugaring tradition. READ MORE >>