Welcome Aboard! Don't know how I missed you.... (Or did I?
There's a sticky at http://forums.buckeyefirearms.org/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=10097
that may be worth a look, but it's not mandatory.
I'm surprised we don't have a mountain of laws against displaying a loaded firearm (on the wall, for example), but it still doesn't make a lot of sense. I sure wouldn't try that. Might be some local laws in the act, though. Unloaded or inoperative, though, shouldn't be a problem in OH and most other civilized states, but I think most of us would agree to not display 'em.
That's where you put the fish, or a big ugly clock. I have one of the latter. No idea how old it might be, etc. Came with the house. (My parents built the place in 1960, and my wife and I moved in here to help take care of mom in 2009. She, meantime, decided to "Winter" in El Paso, and never came back. I think it was my cooking....)