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Day 1
The Gay Nineties

Day 2
Library Centennial

Day 3
Memorial Day

May 30, 2016 (day 3)
There were a couple of spontaneous stops as well as some planned stops on my drive home. The planned stops were to note the purpose of this day.

May 29, 2016 (day 2)
Technically the first presidential library/museum in the country turns 100 on May 30, 2016, but this one day early party is the best I could do.

May 28, 2016 (day 1)
The drive was dry and so was half of the walking. But I gotta say, that 1890 rain looked a lot like 2016 rain.

Prelude - May 25, 2016
Parks, swimming pools, and lots of other stuff reopen this time of year. For the most part, things that close for the winter come back with a little fresh paint and other maintenance type repairs but sometimes there are more significant changes. That is certainly the case with two Ohio sites reopening Memorial Day Weekend. One is Ohio Village which closed last fall as a 1860 era town and is reopening as something from the 1890s. The other is Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center which is reopening with several new displays after a $1.3 million renovation. Both actually reopen on Saturday but the Hayes party has events planned throughout the weekend allowing me to celebrate there on Sunday after seeing the changes at Ohio Village on Saturday.

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