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Coshocton improves on 2013 America in Bloom score

| October 9, 2014

COSHOCTON – Coshocton is Blooming recently received the America in Bloom judges evaluation for 2014 and announced that the city received an increase of 112 points over last year’s score. The score totaled 768.5 out of a possible 1,000 points. In 2013 the city received 656 points. The increase moved the city up to a 4 Bloom from a 3 Bloom rating. Five Blooms is the highest rating. The city also received two special mention awards.

A special mention award was given for Heritage Preservation citing Roscoe Village, the canal boat, the mural trail, Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, the Coal Miners Memorial, the Three Rivers Genealogy Society with the history room at the library, and artifacts saved from the demolished elementary schools. This special mention award also highlighted the work being done on the “magnificent 1800s county courthouse.”

The second special mention award was for the planters on Main Street and the courthouse square. The judges commended the Coshocton is Blooming committee for seeking grants for the purchase of the “large, exquisite containers that complemented the color and architecture of the courthouse.”

Editor’s note: Please check future editions of The Beacon for comments from Coshocton is Blooming officials.

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