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Transportation Transforms The Region

Little Cities of Black Diamonds Day 2017

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On Sunday, October 15 The Little Cities of Black Diamonds Council will be hosting the 23rd Annual Little Cities of Black Diamonds Day in Shawnee Ohio, from noon to five pm.

This years theme is Passages To Change: Transportation Transforms the Region. ALCBD Transportation Exhibit Title Panel Option focus on the evolution of transportation in the region from Native American footpaths, to railroads, to the modern highways and recreational trails that cross the region.  The impact of various transportation advances will be explored, as well as consideration of the future role of recreational and tourism transportation in the future.

 There will be live music, wagon rides, food, legal beverages, vendors, guest speakers, kids activities, a walking tour and exhibits.  At 3PM there will be a Procession of Transport History down Main Street showcasing transportation from footpaths to canals-from trains and cars to drones.  Contacts us at 740-277-5030 or via e-mail at lcbdohio@gmail.com if you wish to join the parade.  Antique cars, bicyclists, electric cars and backpackers are needed.

Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to learn about the regions rich history, making new friends and enjoying the company of old ones with us!  Shawnee is located in southern Perry County at the intersection of State Routes 93 & 155 in the Wayne National Forest. For a complete schedule click here.


 

All The News That’s Fit to Print:  BDP 2017

Learn about the many inspiring stories of citizens valuing their story in the Little Cities microregion of southeastern Ohio by reading the full version of this year’s Black Diamond Press by clicking here: Black Diamond Press 2017.

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