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Kenyon College

Knox County

Place and Environment

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The Place To Be Jan 2012

The Place To Be

Publications and Exhibits

Public life brings us together in common activity: cheering on the school sports team, enjoying Sunday dinner at a favorite restaurant, shopping at a local store. In these public spaces we conduct business, swap recipes, discuss issues of the day, relax with friends, and welcome newcomers to town. Public life knits together the diverse elements of a community and fosters a sense of civic responsibility. But longer job commutes, greater popularity of home entertainment, and online shopping mean more time spent privately and fewer opportunities to get together. To retain vitality, communities must continually nurture their traditional gathering places and …

Life Along The Kokosing May 2000

Life Along The Kokosing

Publications and Exhibits

This tour guide of sites along Knox County's Kokosing River explores our relationship to nature and rural community identity. The guide includes thirteen five-minute audio programs featuring excerpts of interviews with residents about the sites and a forty-page booklet with photographs and additional historical materials. Topics include village and town history, Amish community, agriculture, floods, recreation, immigration, the economy, geological history, wildlife, green space preservation, and urban sprawl.

Track listing:

  1. Intro: At Riverside Park

  2. Waterford

  3. Kokosing Resevoir

  4. Kokosing Sand and Gravel Pit

  5. Cassell Farm

  6. Mount Vernon Viaduct

  7. Andrew Craig Historical Marker

  8. Brown Family Environmental Center

  9. Kenyon Mill

  10. Indianfield Run

  11. Trestle …