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Here at the Miami County Visitors Bureau, we have been blogging about our area for years. And, more importantly, we continue to ask our residents and visitors to blog about their experiences throughout our historic towns as well. For example… did you know that we are part of the longest paved trail system in the country?
  • The Miami County Visitors & Convention Bureau launched their newest website, www.HomeGrownGreat.com. Designed by Peebles Creative Group from Dublin, Ohio, with creative talent and input by the MCVCB team, the website has been a Bureau priority for the last five months. “Our former site was about 5 years old. It was time to design a fresher, younger look,” states Diana Thompson, Executive Director. “Our team was ready to introduce a more evolved website that would feature the very best of Miami County with an appeal toward younger families.” Some of its newest features include navigation titles such as Discover for Barn

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  • Introducing our new summer Instagram Hashtag Project starting June 1st!  See all the details in the images below!

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  • Tanya Brown has been making handmade soaps, lotions and other beauty products for the past fifteen years. In 2011, the brick and mortar location of Living Simply Soap opened in historic downtown Tipp City. Tanya hopes that her business brings people to shop throughout Tipp City and Miami County. She loves the way the communities in Miami County preserve their history for future generations.

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  • Piqua native and local author, Scott Trostel, has written 53 books. Scott is especially interested in trains and has penned many books on the subject. He has also been involved in historical projects to educate the community about our past. Scott is currently working on historical markers for the path of Lincoln’s Funeral Train.

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  • Jim Oda is a fifth generation Miami County resident. Before working at the library, he owned an antiquarian bookstore in Piqua. Today Jim is the Library Director of the Piqua Public Library. In 2008, the library moved from its location in the former Piqua Men’s Club to the Fort Piqua Plaza. The Plaza, built in 1891 underwent a 21 million dollar renovation. Today the Plaza not only houses the library but also Turntable Cafe, Mulligan’s Pub and a Banquet Center.

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  • #HomeGrownStories

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