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Drone View of Memorial Park in Mount Vernon Ohio

by Sam Miller

There Is Always Fun Things To Do

If you've grown up in Mount Vernon, Ohio, you may have spent a lot of time at Memorial Park. Home to dozens of softball and baseball games each year, Memorial Park is a gathering place for families, sports fanatics, and Mount Vernon visitors who seek to have outdoor exercise, entice their inner skater, practice freethrows, and fine tune tennis skills.

Elevated Views

Our custom drone footage below captures unique views of Memorial Park's softball and baseball fields, brand new tennis courts, playgrounds, and a really neat shot of the skatepark. Check out the flowing Kokosing River beside the Kokosing Gap trail, the basketball courts, and a quick glance of the practice fields parallel to Memorial park and across from the Mount Vernon High School and Mount Vernon Middle School.


If you love visiting Memorial Park in Mount Vernon, Ohio, consider making Mount Vernon your new home! Click HERE to find homes for sale in Mount Vernon Ohio.

This feature article is part of our ongoing series titled 365 Things To Do in Knox County Ohio by Sam Miller of REMAX Stars Realty 740-397-7800.

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The Kokosing Gap Trail Bridge in Mount Vernon Ohio

by Sam Miller

Soar Above the Kokosing Gap Trail

Traveling East towards Gambier, Ohio is a 1.5 mile marker, the Kokosing Gap Trail bridge. Our custom drone footage below captures the gorgeous point of view above the bridge and highlights the gentle rippling river and bright green forestry. Hover just above the river and fly below, above, and beside the bridge for a perspective you've likely never had before. The Kokosing Gap Trail is open to the public 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and has park benches for resting and taking in the beautiful environment every half mile down the path.

If you love visting the Kokosing Gap Trail, consider making Mount Vernon, Ohio your new home. Click HERE to view Mount Vernon, Ohio homes for sale.

This feature article is part of our ongoing series titled 365 Things To Do in Knox County Ohio by Sam Miller of REMAX Stars Realty 740-397-7800.

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The Mount Vernon Middle School and Mount Vernon High School

by Sam Miller

Home Of The Yellow Jackets

The Mount Vernon Middle School and Mount Vernon High School desire to fulfil each individual students' life with education, success, and empowerment. The goal of Mount Vernon Middle School and High School is to assist students in excelling academically and preparing each pupil to be successful individuals who are ready for life-long learning.

A Place For Education and Growth

The Mount Vernon Middle School is a 950-student facility serving grades 6,7, and 8 and offers an extensive amount of unified arts including Band, Choir, Orchestra, Art, Music, Physical Education, Family and Consumer Science, Health, Spanish, and more. Students have the opportunity for sports such as Cross Country, Cheerleading, Football, Golf, Volleyball, Basketball, Wrestling, and Track.

Guiding Students To Success

The Mount Vernon High School offers unified arts such as Art, Agri-Science, Industrial Technology, Choir, Piano Lab, Orchestra, and Band and various courses for Business, Math, Science, Social Studies, English, Latin, Spanish, and French. Students can participate in sports like Cross Country, Football, Cheerleading, Golf, Volleyball, Soccer, Tennis, Basketball, Wrestling, Swimming, Track, Softball, and Baseball. Summer school is offered to students to provide an opportunity to complete credits ahead of time or to improve one's grade.

Above The Class

We have provided 2 custom drone videos highlighting the Mount Vernon Middle School, Mount Vernon High School, and the stadium. The flyover above the Mount Vernon Middle School and High School captures the substantial size of the buildings that one likely may have never see in this perspective before. Find views of the Knox County Career Center and the Adult Education building as well as a quick view of the practice fields. The newly renovated Mount Vernon High School Stadium is showcased in the following video flaunting its new red track, a fresh Mount Vernon logo, and beautiful green stadium with a super neat shot flying from goal post to goal post, capturing views of Mount Vernon, Ohio's surrounding neighborhoods.


 

If you love Mount Vernon City Schools, make Mount Vernon, Ohio your new home. Click HERE to find Knox County, Ohio homes for sale in Mount Vernon City School District.

This feature article is part of our ongoing series titled 365 Things To Do in Knox County Ohio by Sam Miller of REMAX Stars Realty 740-397-7800.

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Unique Country Farmhouse For Sale in Fredericktown Ohio

by Sam Miller

More Than Meets The Eye - 2 Houses & Barn

Fantastic 2.73 acre country setting and located on the edge of Fredericktown, Ohio. This adorable farmhouse features with 3 bedrooms and over 1,500 square feet of living space. Desirable and convenient main level laundry room / mud room, large living room that is highlighted with hardwood flooring and a gas log fireplace, adjoining formal dining room and adorable cabinet filled eat in kitchen. 

Additional Living Space - Small 2nd Home

Perfect for out of town guests, in-law suite or rental property. This second home is super cute and includes 1 bedroom, 1 bath, a living room, and an eat in kitchen. There is also a 38 x 30 barn as well as two smaller outbuildings. Located in the Fredericktown, Ohio School District, this property is an absolute must see and is priced to sell quickly at $140,000.

Click here for more information on this 18210 Roberts Road in Fredericktown, Ohio 43019.



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Twin Oak Elementary School in Mount Vernon Ohio

by Sam Miller

Strive For Excellence

In 2005, West Elementary School and Elmwood Elementary School combined to form Twin Oak Elementary towards the South end of Mount Vernon, Ohio. The mission of Twin Oak Elementary is to withhold high standards for the performance of teachers and students and prepare each individual for life-long learning and success. Twin Oak Elementary School is a 400-student facility, offering 50 staff members to best tend to each pupil. Serving grades K-5, this school provides classes such as art, music, physical education, and book clubs!

Home of The Red Tailed Hawks

We've shared with you our custom drone footage that provides elevated views of the building and a unique perspective of the playground and surrounding area. The playground offers various jungle gyms, basketball hoops, 4 square, hop scotch, a painted United States map, plenty of grass area to play soccer, and more. Find a quick view of the Mount Vernon County Club and the lush greenery circling the school.


Twin Oak Elementary School is located at:

8888 Martinsburg Road

Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050


If you love the Twin Oak Elementary School, make sure to check out all of the homes for sale in the Twin Oak Elementary School District HERE.

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Newly Priced Ranch Home For Sale in Mount Vernon Ohio

by Sam Miller

1 Decatur Drive is located on the North end of Mount Vernon and this home is twice as large as it looks from the street.  It features 1,552 square feet of living space with convenient main level laundry, a nice sized living room, eat in kitchen, big room addition including the 4th bedroom and a huge family room with access to the patio and back yard.  This home would be the perfect opportunity for someone who is handy and doesn't mind modernizing and redecorating.  This home won't last long at only $62,000.

Click here for more information on this 1 Decatur Drive home for sale in Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

 

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Mount Vernon, Ohio - One of Ohio's Best Hometowns

by Sam Miller

Ohio's Best Hometown

Founded back in 1805, Mount Vernon, Ohio is home to over 16,000 people and is a sizeable community with a small town feel. Lined with 7 miles of brick streets, this thriving city continues to grow with modern cultural experiences, industry, and agriculture.

Industrial Growth

The city of Mount Vernon, Ohio offers many industries that provide continued expansion to the community. Businesses such as AMG, Ariel, Burrows Paper Corporation, Dayton Supply and Tool Company, Jeld-Wen, Mauser, Owens Corning, and Sanoh decorate the streets of our beloved hometown and display the hardwork of Mount Vernon's inhabitors.


 

Education

The opportunity for higher level education flows in Mount Vernon's town. Colleges such as The Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Central Ohio Technical College, and nearby Kenyon College supply the best educations for students and give so much opportunity to each individual as well as giving back to the community. The Mount Vernon City Schools, Knox County Career Center and Adult Education programs are consistently raising the bar and developing ways to better improve the educational system as well as providing the best educational experience.

Valuble Assets To The Community

Ariel-Foundation park is the home to many of the city's events and provides pathways, structures, and ruins to climb and walk among, promoting health, wellness, and social freedom. This cherished community treasure holds so many footsteps from visitors year round and is the initiator of celebrated memories, loved ones, and provokes the exploration of the Rastin Tower that harbors quite possibly the best view physically possible of the entire Mount Vernon, Ohio city.

People can take a walk through the history of the railroad on what is now the Kokosing Gap Trail connecting the towns of Danville, Gambier, Howard, and Mount Vernon. Find the Restored Steam Locomotive next to the Kenyon Athletic Center in Gambier, Ohio that was constructed back in 1940 and was once used for transferring cargo in Alabama, or make a rest stop at Rotary Park in Howard, Ohio where there are water fountains, picnic tables, restrooms, freshly planted trees, and a playset for kids to enjoy the outdoors. 

Hiawatha Water Park and Pool continues to draw in sizable crowds each summer with its many platforms to climb, tunnels to explore, fountains to stand under, and pools to swim in.

Live performances held at the Memorial Theater attract visitors near and far to see plays like Beauty and The Beast, Annie, Grease, 12 Angry Men, The Diary of Anne Frank, and many many more.

Pay respect to Mount Vernon, Ohio's veterans by visiting the Public Square's Walk of Honor that's lined with bricks dedicated to each hero. Taking a moment to walk the square, you'll find several monuments capturing moments in history that are proudly acknowledged by the society.


Ohio's Best Hometown Continues To Thrive

Just as any city, Mount Vernon faces challenges, however, the community faces them head on with determination to continually improve and make the city the best possible place to call home. We've shared with you a captivating video that discusses the successes to Ohio's Best Hometown and captured stunning drone views of the community. Residents of Mount Vernon, Ohio and Mayor Richard Mavis take you on a tour of our beloved city and give a personal view of what it's like to have Mount Vernon as their home. Mount Vernon Ohio is a place constantly evolving and progressing, all while consistenly maintaining a small town feel with neighbors coming together hand in hand, to make the community a better place.

 

This blog is brought to you by Mount Vernon, Ohio REALTOR Sam Miller of REMAX Stars Realty 740-397-7800.

View all Mount Vernon, Ohio homes for sale by clicking HERE.

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Bridge of Dreams in Danville Ohio

by Sam Miller

A Dream Constructed Into Reality

Spanning 370 feet across the Mohican River stands the Bridge of Dreams in Danville, Ohio, that allows for pedestrian crossing, bicyclists, and Amish buggies. Although motorized traffic is prohibited, many people come visit this beloved bridge every year to enjoy the magnificent views of the river from the 3rd longest covered bridge in the United States. In the 1920's the Bridge of Dreams was constructed as a railroad bridge, later in 1998, it was covered. The name was given due to the length and necessary funds to complete the project, therefore, showing that dreams really do come true! In the custom drone footage below, we've captured unique perspectives of the bridge and the Mohican River that residents have likely never seen before.

 


If you enjoy visitng the Bridge of Dreams, check out Danville, Ohio's homes for sale HERE!

This feature article is part of our ongoing series titled 365 Things To Do in Knox County Ohio by Sam Miller of REMAX Stars Realty in 740-397-7800.

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The Village of Fredericktown Ohio

by Sam Miller

Home of The FFA Jacket

The people of the Fredericktown, Ohio community take pride in decorating their home town with welcoming faces and school spirit. Fredericktown Local Schools are dedicated in providing the best educational experience for each child and offers an extensive list of co-curricular activities to choose from, including FFA. In 1933, the youth of Fredericktown, Ohio was seen at the National FFA Convention, sporting the official apparel for the first time, setting the uniform for generations to come.

Fish, Swim, Explore, and Discover

The town offers 130 acres of community parks that provide baseball diamonds, picnic facilities, places to reserve for special events, and Sockman Lake to swim and fish. Visitors and Fredericktown dwellers love to take advantage of the 2 miles of trails in its 57 acres of woods that offer scenic views and flowing wildlife. The village of Fredericktown has many things to do including fishing at Knox Lake where bass fish are record setting, golfing, bowling, tennis, camping, and ski resorts nearby.

Farming and Livestock

Fredericktown, Ohio is a community of agribusiness. Each year, alfalfa, soybean, wheat, and corn are harvested and livestock such as goats, sheep, cattle, llamas, and dairy is utlized to make the agribusiness as successful as possible.

Hover Above The Village

We've captured custom drone footage to highlight the unique features in the community of Fredericktown, Ohio. Look below to find popular streets, farm land, the water tower, neighborhoods, and local businesses. This is a fantastic place to live for those who commute to work, having easy access to Interstate 71.


If you love the Village of Fredericktown, Ohio, consider making it your new home! Click HERE to view homes for sale in Fredericktown, Ohio.

This feature article is part of our ongoing series titled 365 Things To Do in Knox County Ohio by Sam Miller of REMAX Stars Realty 740-397-7800.

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Water Under The Bridge

Find yourself soaring above the railroad bridge on the Kokosing Gap Trail in Gambier, Ohio and find views you've likely never seen before. This custom drone footage below captures the serene environment of bright green forestry, birds flying by, and the rippling Kokosing River nearby Kenyon College. Fly alongside and inside the railroad bridge at the 4 mile marker to experience a unique tour of the Kokosing Gap Trail. Check out our other featured article with extra drone footage on the Kokosing Gap Trail's Restored Steam Locomotive also located in Gambier, Ohio.

If you enjoy walking the Kokosing Gap Trail and love the community of Gambier, Ohio, consider making Gambier your new home! Click HERE to find Gambier, Ohio homes for sale.

This feature article is part of our ongoing series titled 365 Things To Do in Knox County Ohio by Sam Miller of REMAX Stars Realty 740-397-7800.

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