Seneca County Visitors Guide

glassware made by the artisans from the factory’s nearly hundred-year history. Museum preservation work includes acquiring memorabilia and historical documents from the factory’s beginnings in 1889 until its closing in 1984. Gift Shoppe features products from the original Tif fi n Glass Factory where beautiful stemware, tableware and decorative ware was produced from 1889 to 1980. Tours are welcome and available by appointment. Handicap accessible. Parking in rear. Wesley Memorial Art Gallery 1200 Van Buren St., Fostoria 419–435–8551 The gallery, a member of the Fostoria Community Arts Council, is located in the narthex of Wesley United Methodist Church. For appointments, call Wesley United Methodist Church. The gallery is handicapped accessible. OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES Attica Raceway Park 100 Fairgrounds Rd., Attica 419-426-8911 atticaracewaypark.com This 1/3-mile banked clay track offers seasonal weekend competitions, including Sprint-car racing.

128 W. North St.; Chesapeake & Ohio Station; Toledo & Ohio Central/New York Central Depot; New York Central/Jackson St. Tower.

LE&W Depot 128 W. North St., Fostoria 419-435-1781 fostoriairontriangle.com

This 1880’s LE&W (Lake Erie & Western) depot is one of Fostoria’s historic railroad buildings still in existence. The Fostoria Rail Preservation Society (FRPS) is the current owner of this passenger depot. Railroad historic items are on display for the public to view.

Tif fi n Train Depot 65 N. Monroe St., Tif fi n 419-448-0045

Built in 1862, the Tif fi n Train Depot once served as a passenger train depot for the Mad River and Lake Erie Railroad line. The historic building now serves as a place for social events, hosting various community programs.

Sorrowful Mother Shrine 4106 SR 269, Bellevue 419-483-3435 sorrowfulmothershrine.org

The Sorrowful Mother Shrine near Bellevue, Ohio, USA is an inspiring place of prayer where God and nature touch. Wild fl owers and planted fl ower beds mingle in the 120 acres of woods and lawns. The center of the Shrine is the Sorrowful Mother Chapel. The Missionaries of the Precious Blood have operated the Shrine since its founding in 1850. On Sundays and Holy Days priests and religious lead devotional services and processions; they visit with people sharing their joys and sorrows or walk with them praying at one of the many grottos, gardens or Stations of the Cross in the woods. If you feel the need to get in tune with yourself and with God’s universe, you’ll fi nd that a day or even a few hours spent at the Sorrowful Mother Shrine will bring you rich personal and spiritual rewards. TRAIN DEPOTS Fostoria Iron Triangle RailPark 499 S. Poplar St., Fostoria fostoriairontriangle.com/railpark.htm Fostoria Iron Triangle RailPark is a 5-acre tract directly inside the three double-track mainline freight rail lines that meander through Fostoria. Historic places of interest include: Baltimore & Ohio Depot, 400 S. Main St.: on the south side of Ex-B&O Tracks; Lake Erie & Western Depot,

Visit the Fostoria Ohio Glass Heritage V Gallery at 109 N. Main Street in Fostoria. G We display only Fostoria, Ohio glass and lamps manufactured between 1887-1920 by 10 different companies in Fostoria. May-December: Tuesday-Friday 10-4; Saturday 10-3 Call 419.435.5077 for special appointments. March: Thursday-Saturday 10-3 April-December: Tuesday-Friday 10-4 & Saturday 10-3 Open by appointment in January & February

Visit the Fostoria, Ohio Glass Association’s

www.fostoriaglass.com

109 N. Main St., Fostoria • 419-435-5077

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