Autumn-themed attractions draw people to Richland County

As Halloween draws near, hundreds of extra people funnel into Richland County to visit haunted attractions like the Ohio State Reformatory’s Escape from Blood Prison and the Haunted Bissman Building or patronize less scary, seasonal events like the Kingwood Center Garden’s annual Great Pumpkin Glow. “Tourism generates money from a lot further out than one might think,” Tasseff said. “The Haunted Mansfield market is not limited to just the state. ...

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October Happenings

What is it you love about fall? Go for a hike though the fall foliage, pick some apples, carve a pumpkin or scare yourself silly this October in Richland County. Follow the Destination Mansfield-Richland County calendar for all the upcoming fall fun!...

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Ohio State Reformatory releases 2017 Ghost Hunt, Ghost Walk dates

The infamous Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio has announced dates for its 2017 Ghost Hunts® and Ghost Walks®. The popular overnight Ghost Hunts were named one of the Travel Channel’s “101 Things to do before you die.” These unusual nocturnal experiences are a hit with anyone interested in paranormal activity — or travelers simply seeking a truly unusual getaway....

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Shawshank Trail and Haunted Mansfield Souvenirs Sought For Fans

For the past several years, members of the Mansfeild/Richland County Convention & Visitors Bureau have offered Shawshank-themed souvenirs to visitors and fans coming to see the 14 filming sites from The Shawshank Redemption movie. We are also reaching out to our members to participate in offering a themed souvenir for Haunted Mansfield. Haunted Mansfield is a tourism product geared towards paranormal investigators coming to the area. ...

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Prison announces Overnight 2010 Ghost Hunt® dates;launches new Ghost Walk experiences

The infamous Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio, operated by the Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society, today announced the 2010 dates for its wildly popular overnight Ghost Hunts®. Prison announces Overnight 2010 Ghost Hunt® dates; Mansfield, Ohio – The infamous Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio, operated by the Mansfield Reformato...

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POPULAR OVERNIGHT GHOST HUNTS® RESUME AT HISTORICAL OHIO PRISON

The famous Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio, owned by the Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society, offers these remaining 2008 dates for the prison’s wildly popular overnight Ghost Hunts®. Featured on the nationally televised “Ghosthunters” program on the SciFi Channel, these unusual overnight experiences are a hit with anyone interested in paranormal activity or just a truly unusual travel getaway....

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