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Guide to Hidden Ohio & Frogman Festival | Jeff Craig of Map in Black
Episode 576th February 2024 • The Strange Road • Strange Road Creative, LLC
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Ohio cartographer and founder of Frogman Festival Jeff Craig is live in studio chopping it up with the fellas! After 15 years as a vendor at events with his paranormal maps Jeff founded and organized the first Frogman Festival in 2023. The one-day event is held in Loveland, OH at Oasis Conference Center. With 8 speakers and many creative vendors. In 2023 Frogman Fest was home to the first-ever Meta Zoo Tower Tournament, over a thousand people attended and participated in the event. The purpose of the Frogman Festival is to gather and celebrate the legend of the Frogman story as well as other strange and unusual stories in our region.

Guide to Hidden Ohio & Frogman Festival | Jeff Craig of Map in Black

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BIO: Jeff Craig graduated from Miami University and received a master’s degree in Geography from the University of Cincinnati. He started his career in Cartography with a local map company and is currently employed by a regional utility company. He started Craig Cartography in 2001 to perform freelance map work and publish his own unique maps including Hidden Ohio Map & Guide which has had almost 50,000 copies distributed across the state and beyond since it was first published in 2007. His next publication, Map In Black: A Mysterious Map of America arrived in July 2021 and is now in its second print run. He has also taught introductory Geography classes at Northern Kentucky University and other Cincinnati area institutions. As a Certified Volunteer Naturalist, he enjoys spending time in Ohio’s parks, forests and preserves hiking as well as helping to maintain their native habitat. Jeff is active with his local bagpipe band, The Cincinnati Caledonian Pipes and Drums as a snare drummer and has traveled to Scotland to compete in the World Pipe Band Championships.

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