In North Canton, Ohio it's illegal to roller-skate without notifying police.
The first police car ever was used to pick up a drunk man in Akron, Ohio.
Columbus, Ohio has been an incubator for fast food restaurants to test out new products before adding it to their menus.
In 1968 a vacant lot in Cleveland's East Side was the headquarters and self-defense storefront for a section of the Black Nationalist Party.
The world's largest basket is in Newark, Ohio.
The first professional baseball team was the Cincinnati Red Stockings.
Cleveland, Ohio was the first city to be lit fully by electrical light with the invention of the arc lamp.
At the Allen County Museum there is a swallowed object display called "Things Swallowed", which features a doctor's collection of objects swallowed by patients over a 20 year span.
Ohio was also home to 8 of the 43 US presidents.
The largest drumsticks in the world are in Warren, Ohio at Dave Grohl Alley.
There is a 12-shop doughnut trail courtesy of Butler County starting in Middletown, Ohio and ending in Fairfield, Ohio.
In Dublin, Ohio there is a public art installation in Dublin, Ohio called Cornhenge which features 109 eight feet tall ears of corn made of concrete.
And, Jerry Springer was the 56th mayor of Cincinnati before getting into television.
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