Monday, August 23, 2010

Clear Creek Metro Park-Mathias Cabin-Spider Webs

Heading S.E. out of Lancaster,Ohio on Rt. 33 you soon come to Clear Creek Road. Make a right hand turn and go a quarter of a mile and your at:

The Mathias Cabin at Clear Creek Metro Park a place for a little solitude and a spider web or two for That’s My World.

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From the “Centennial History of Lancaster” Painting showing the area in the 1960’s.

goodcabin Shows the original cabin as it is today.Original 1800’s log construction. If you are looking for Spider Webs this is a place to go. ( see a previous post )

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framedweb3 Side view

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My Web has a hole in it and I don’t care

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Looking thru the Web at the cabin

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JOE TODD Joe Todd says, “Check out My World Tuesday and discover your world.”

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10 comments:

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hi Joe, Great pictures of the old cabin.

And that is a HUGE spider web... There's nothing worse than being on a hike in the woods and walking through a big spider web.... I feel it on me for days!!!!! ha

Have a good day.
Betsy

Sylvia K said...

Terrific photos! Love the old cabin and that is a lot of spider webs! Great post for the day, Joe! Hope you have a fun week!

Sylvia

caughtbymycamera said...

Great post. I watched and filmed a spider building a web last year. Amazing how they do it. The spider webs look magic in the misty autumn mornings.

SandyCarlson said...

Extraordinary photos, my friend. Thank you.

Jack and Joann said...

So Charlotte the Spider moved to Ohio. She sure knows how to spin a web and you sure know how to capture the web with your camera. Great job.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

The spider webs wouldn't bother me a whit! They are intriguing and beautiful and spiders do good! I love the cabin.

Arija said...

What a wonderful post. love the painting of the old cabin, such a pity there is no longer anyone to take care of it except the spiders. Great poem too.

June said...

I am IMPRESSED. Whenever I have tried to photograph spider's webs their lovely details get lost. Great pics, Joe!

Tony Letts said...

tough being a fly these days

Joe Todd said...

Received this Email:: Hello,

I just came across your Blog and the entry about Clear Creek Metro Preserve in Ohio. I tried to leave a comment but it wouldn't let me. You had some great photos of the old Mathias Cabin there and all of the spiderwebs. I just found out recently that the my family settled in that area and the Mathias cabin belonged to my great grandparents and my grandmother was raised there. The park system actually built a restored verison of the cabin on the other side of the park. My grandmother actually moved back to that area about 15 years ago and lives on some property down the street from there. I went to visit her last year and we walked around the park. She told me of all her memories with her siblings and friends, and how they used to drink the fresh water running down the rocks, and blowing dandelions in the breeze. It's great to hear her talk about it because she has Alzheimers and dementia, but her childhood memories are so vivid. Thanks for the pics! Really enjoyed them!

Corinne Mossman