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Located next door to the Allen County Museum, this 1890's Victorian mansion is a must see with more than 15 rooms furnished in great detail and open to the public. This home and its decor are reminiscent of the great wealth brought into Allen County during the oil boom era. Features include:Lima, OH Historic Homes
Amil Tellers of Dramatics, Inc. performs a summer musical, five regular season plays, and at least three McDonalds' Youth Theatre productions each year at the Encore Theatre.
The 2007-2008 Adult Season includes:
July 13-15 & 20-22, 2007: "Grease";
September 14-16 & 21-23, 2007: "
A restored narrow-gauge geared locomotive, known as the Shay Locomotive, was built in 1925 by the Lima Locomotive Works and is located at the Allen County Museum Complex.
For a period of almost 70 years, the Lima Locomotive Works built 2,761 Shay locomotives, the last in 1945
The Lima Locos is a locally-owned and supported baseball team and is part of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League. The Locos play a 40 game schedule, with 20 of those at home, against teams from Euclid, Sandusky, Columbus and Grand Lake Celina. This wood bat league is one of 15Lima, OH Sports
The Lincoln Park Railway Exhibit features a Nickel Plate 779, the last steam engine ever built in Lima, Ohio at the Lima Locomotive Works. You will also find a luxurious private car, built in 1883 and a Nickel Plate caboose built in 1882 and an authentically equipped 1895Lima, OH Railroad History
Artspace/Lima is the premiere art gallery and educational center in West Central Ohio. Components are the Ellen Nelson Gallery, Time Warner Cable ArtZone, Gallery for Young People, and Gallery Shop. It also houses one of the regions BEST arts resource libraries. Artspace/Lima, OH Arts