Historical Locations Downtown Mansfield, Inc. 128 N. Main St. Mansfield, OH 44902 419-522-0099 Haunted Bissman Building The Bissman Building, along with all of its Gothic Romantic styling, was commissioned by Peter Bissman in 1886. Engineered and constructed by the same contractors as the 193 N. Main St. Mansfield, OH 44902 419-295-5002 Kingwood Center Gardens Kingwood is the 47-acre former estate of Charles K. King. The grounds are renowned for both their historic significance and the brilliant floral displays. The French Provincial mansion provides an elegant setting for the gardens and is available for view. 50 N. Trimble Rd. Mansfield, OH 44906 419-522-0211 Little Buckeye Children’s Museum The Little Buckeye Children's Museum is a unique, safe and welcoming environment where young children (0-12) and families can strengthen relationships and experience the 44 W. Fourth St. Mansfield, OH 44902 419-522-2332 Malabar Farm State Park Experience America's most famous farm, the 900 acre country estate of Pulitzer Prize winning author, farmer and conservationist Louis Bromfield. Our new Visitor Center if full of interactive displays, and home of Malabar/Lehman's Gift/Book Shop featuri 4050 Bromfield Rd. Lucas, OH 44843 419-892-2784 Mansfield Fire Museum & Educational Center A museum of fire fighting history from the bucket brigade through internal combustion powered fire engines. Includes reproductions of a turn-of-the-century fire station and a part of Main Street in downtown Mansfield featuring the famous Coney Island. 1265 W. Fourth St. Mansfield, OH 44906 419-529-2573 Mansfield Memorial Museum The museum is the oldest museum in Richland County founded in 1889. The museum is a step back in time to the late 1800's. Artifacts on 2 floors of displays span from Roman to modern times. 34 Park Ave. W. Mansfield, OH 44902 419-525-2491 North Central Ohio Industrial Museum Honoring the industrial excellence of North Central Ohio past and present. 100 Reformatory Rd. Mansfield, OH 44905 419-884-0459 Oak Hill Cottage Built in 1847, it has seven gables, five double chimneys and seven marble fireplaces. Louis Bromfield, native of Mansfield and pulitzer Prize-winning author, played at Oak Hill as a child. 310 Springmill St. Mansfield, OH 44903 419-524-1765 Ohio Civil War Show Ohio Genealogical Society 40,000-volume genealogical library, primarily for Ohio family research, including census records, cemetery listings, Bible records, vertical files, manuscrip7s, newspapers, and lineage papers for First Families of Ohio, Society of Civil War Families of Oh 611 State Rt. 97 W. Bellville, OH 44813 419-886-1903 Ohio State Reformatory With the cornerstone laid in 1886, this castle-like prison was designed as a reformatory for young offenders. Four major motion pictures have been filmed on location including "The Shawshank Redemption" and "Air Force One". 100 Reformatory Rd. Mansfield, OH 44905 419-522-2644 Pleasant Hill Lake Park Cabins, Showers, Sewer Hook Up, Swimming Lake, Canoe/Kayak Rental, Credit Cards Accepted. 3431 State Rt. 95 Perrysville, OH 44864 419-938-7884 RichHistory Alliance In 2016 the RichHistory Alliance was formed as a partnership of museums and historical sites in Richland County. Our mission is to collaborate to discover, preserve, and share history in Richland County.