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This section of the Ohio Visitors Network focuses on the beautiful Mid-state Ohio region, a mixed bag of industrialism, agriculture, government, culture and historic interest. Columbus, the state capital and largest city in Ohio, is the 15th largest city in the U.S.

Explore the unique culture of the Amish with a vacation in central Ohio, home of the world's largest Amish community. Holmes County has the largest Amish population in the world. Of the county's 40,000 people, almost 18,000 of them are Amish!

Long before recorded history, Licking County was the center of an ancient civilization. The Moundbuilders earthworks, still visible today, have been intensely studied by historians and scientists. Moundbuilders State Memorial exhibits objects in many media, representing the artistic achievements of all the known prehistoric cultures in the Ohio area from 10,000 B.C. to 1600 A.D.

Custer Memorial Site in Harrison County marks the 1839 birthplace of General George Armstrong Custer. Perhaps the most controversial figure in American military history, Custer is best known for his infamous Last Stand in 1876, during which he and his entire command, the 7th Cavalry, were annihilated by a unified Sioux force at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.

Neil Armstrong, the first person to walk on the moon, was born in Wapakoneta in Auglaize County. The Neil Armstrong Air and Space Museum is named to honor his achievements.

A visit to historic Blackhand Gorge in Licking County provides the nature lover with the beauty of 970 wooded acres and an awe inspiring gorge.

Grand Lake St. Marys in Mercer County served as a reservoir to supply water for the Miami & Erie Canal. The project began in 1837 and was completed in 1845. The lake has 52 miles of shoreline and is approximately nine miles long and three miles wide. For years the 17,500 acre reservoir was the largest artificial body of water in the world.

Castle Piatt Mac-A-Cheek, a Norman-French style chateau, (C.1864) and Castle Mac-o-Chee, a Flemish style castle (c. 1879) were built as retirement homes in Logan County. These two magnificent limestone homes are furnished with possessions of many generations of the Piatt family. Also on display are a war relics collection, an Indian artifacts collection and a European/Asian antique collection. Ohio Caverns, also in Logan County, is the largest of all Ohio caves, noted for "'Crystal King". Exquisite crystal-white stalactite/stalagmite formations are found in great profusion and artistic settings.

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