Posted on February 28 2014
Get your Ohio Souvenirs!
Happy 211th Birthday today Ohio!
Souvenirs are on special at JP’s Bear’s for one day only in celebration of the states birthday this February 19th.
Ohio became the 17th
state on February 19, 1803. And for today only you can use the coupon code OH211
on any of your favorite Cincinnati, Cleveland and Ohio state souvenirs. Choose from Ohio Symbolz, Souvies and Peace Pals and receive a 20% discount on these state souvenirs.
Here are some fun state facts:
The state flag of Ohio is the only flag that is not in the traditional rectangular shape like the other 49 state flags. John Eisemann designed this pennant shaped flag, called a burgee.
Cedar Point is located in Sandusky, Ohio. This is the second-oldest operating Amusement park in the United States, opening its doors in 1870. Normal operating hours for the park run from May until Labor Day, when the park is opened daily.
The Ohio State Reformatory is found in Mansfield, Ohio. The doors opened to its first 150 criminals in 1896. The prison finally closed its doors after housing over 155,000 lawbreakers in its lifetime on December 31, 1990.
Wilbur and Orville Wright were born in Dayton, Ohio. These brothers invented and built the world’s first operative airplane.
- Its nickname is the “Buckeye State”
- The state flower is the Scarlet Carnation
- The state bird is the Cardinal
- The state tree is the Buckeye
You can keep up to date on all of our products at our JP’s Bear’s Facebook
page or follow us on Twitter
. We post pictures of the stuffed bears on their journeys as well as the latest items that we have recently extended to our inventory. Also we post specials and retired state souvenirs frequently, so there’s almost always a special priced state bear being offered.