Mt. Jeez - Lucas, Ohio
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mr. 0
N 40° 39.274 W 082° 23.009
17T E 383039 N 4501331
Quick Description: Mt. Jeez overlooks Malabar Farm, and much of the surrounding area. Malabar Farm was owned by author Louis Bromfield from 1939 until 1956.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 8/1/2008 7:10:19 PM
Waymark Code: WM4BCP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 82

Long Description:
Mt. Jeez is really less of a mountain, and more of a big hill. The location overlooks Malabar Farm and much of "Pleasant Valley."

Malabar Farm was owned by author Louis Bromfield from 1939 until his death in 1956. He used the farm to develop and teach new methods of sustainable farming. Pleasant Valley, where Malabar Farm sits, and over which Mt. Jeez looks was the inspiration for several of Bromfield's books.

Mt. Jeez specifically was used by Bromfield on many occasions. Because one can see the entire lay of Malabar Farm, Bromfield would gather local farmers there so he could point out different methods he was trying in various fields.

Today Mt. Jeez is open to the public. A gravel road leads to the top. The road is closed in the winter, but one can still park at the bottom and walk to the top if it's closed. Parking at the top is not marked, so you basically park where you can find room. The number of available spots will vary depending on the number, and size of vehicles up there, as well as how they're parked.

Describe - Highway or Road number: Pleasant Valley Rd.

Closest town or city: Lucas, Ohio

Number of parking spots available: 10

Summer View: yes

Year around access ?: yes

Comfort station on site: no

Is a photo of an "Information Sign"included?: No

Name if a website describes this location.: Not listed

Winter View: Not Listed

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