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This is the scene of Mansfield's Main Street at night in the 1940s. (Photo courtesy of Mansfield Bicentennial Committee)

MANSFIELD -- Downtown Mansfield has remained the hub of Richland County growth for nearly two centuries.

These historic photos show some of the growth this section of the community has undergone since 1890. Thanks to the Mansfield Bicentennial Committee for sharing these images with us.

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