Shawshank 30th Anniversary Celebration

Shawshank Fans!  Mark your calendar now!  Get busy living and join fans from around the world for the 30th Anniversary of “The Shawshank Redemption.”  Plan your trip to Mansfield, Ashland, and Upper Sandusky, OH, August 9-11, 2024 for a weekend celebrating the No. 1 movie of all time (IMDb). Follow Shawshank30.com and “The Shawshank Trail” on…

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Shawshank 30th Anniversary Celebration

Shawshank Fans!  Mark your calendar now!  Get busy living and join fans from around the world for the 30th Anniversary of “The Shawshank Redemption.”  Plan your trip to Mansfield, Ashland, and Upper Sandusky, OH, August 9-11, 2024 for a weekend celebrating the No. 1 movie of all time (IMDb). Follow Shawshank30.com and “The Shawshank Trail” on…

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Shawshank 30th Anniversary Celebration

Shawshank Fans!  Mark your calendar now!  Get busy living and join fans from around the world for the 30th Anniversary of “The Shawshank Redemption.”  Plan your trip to Mansfield, Ashland, and Upper Sandusky, OH, August 9-11, 2024 for a weekend celebrating the No. 1 movie of all time (IMDb). Follow Shawshank30.com and “The Shawshank Trail” on…

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Follow the Shawshank Trail

“Hope is a good thing … maybe the best of things. No good thing ever dies.” — Andy Dufresne That’s certainly true of The Shawshank Redemption, the top-rated movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database (IMDb), filmed almost entirely in Mansfield and the surrounding area. Fans of the iconic motion picture can follow…

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Some Things We’re Famous For…

Many people know about Mansfield’s deep roots in Hollywood, history, and hauntings, but the list of places and events that set this city apart sprawls far beyond these three categories. A talented robot, a biblical wax museum, and a hand-carved carrousel are just some of the attractions! Mansfield is undeniably special, but if you need more evidence as to why, read on!...

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August Happenings and Events

As summer vacation draws to a close, August provides plenty of opportunities for your last month before school is back in session. Enjoy live concerts and music festivals, the Lincoln Highway Buy-Way Yard Sale, NASCAR, and the 25th Anniversary of “The Shawshank Redemption.”...

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“The Shawshank Experience” Book Talk

Dr. Maura Grady will read from her book The Shawshank Experience: Tracking the History of the World’s Favorite Movie on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 4:00 p.m. in Ronk Lecture Hall, Schar College of Education at Ashland University. The book features an in-depth analysis of the world’s most popular movie, The Shawshank Redemption, delving into issues such as: the…

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Shawshank Experience Provides Educational Opportunities

The influence of Shawshank does not stop at monetary value. The book, the film, the trail and the history of the area provide ample learning opportunities for anyone willing to start the journey. The scope of the Shawshank experience covers diverse ground, from literary and film analysis, to its historical and cultural impacts. ...

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