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  • Columbus and the Vietnam War

    In anticipation of the new PBS documentary series 'The Vietnam War,' WOSU Public Media and The Columbus Dispatch have teamed up for a collaboration on Central Ohio stories connected to the Vietnam War, past and present. Read More
  • Early Entertainment in Columbus

    On this episode of Columbus Neighborhoods, we’ll take a look at some of the early forms of entertainment in Columbus. Learn about the history of the Sells Brothers Circus, a Clintonville amusement park and more. Read More
  • Web Exclusive: Sellsville Map

    We visit the Ohio History Connection to look at a map of Sellsville, the winter headquarters for the Sells Brothers Circus that housed a diverse population. Read More
  • Behind the Scarlet Mask

    Alumni of the Ohio State University student theater group include author James Thurber, cartoonist Milton Caniff, 1930s Ohio State football star William Nosker and several actors. Read More
  • Olentangy Park

    Located in Clintonville from 1880 to 1939, Olentangy Park was once the largest amusement park in the United States. Historians recount its history. Read More
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About Columbus Neighborhoods

WOSU Public Media’s Columbus Neighborhoods started as a documentary series to celebrate the city’s bicentennial in 2012 and has grown into an extensive community outreach project with storytelling sessions, public forums, lesson plans, news reports on 89.7 NPR News, and premiere events. This site is your resource to help us continue creating community, one story at a time.

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Columbus Neighborhoods wants you to submit your stories, photos and videos. We are looking for your personal, historical or interesting memories from the past. We also want current information to show how Columbus and its many diverse neighborhoods continue to grow and evolve. There are three kinds of content you can submit to this site. You are welcome to submit photographs with captions and descriptions, video clips or stories.
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