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Driving with Darbee: Shawnee’s Tecumseh Theater

This old theater in Shawnee, Ohio, is in the midst of preservation efforts. Residents hope it will become a cornerstone of the community arts district. Join architectural historians Jeff Darbee and Nancy Recchie for a visit to the Tecumseh Theater. Photos courtesy of: Columbus Metropolitan Library, PhotOhio, John Winnenberg

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Big Walnut Country Club

Discover the history of the first African-American recreation retreat in Columbus and one of the first African-American country clubs in the nation. Big Walnut Country Club was founded in Gahanna in the 1920s. Charlene Brown sits down with Gahanna Mayor Tom Kneeland and Niel Jurist, the city’s public information manager, at Creekside Cafe in Downtown […]

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Entertaining Columbus

From a slice of life to a slice of pie – find out how country clubs, movie theaters and pie competitions are what Ohioans really like doing in our spare time. Join us for a visit to Gahanna to learn about the first African-American country club in Columbus. Then architectural historians Jeff Darbee and Nancy […]

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Entertaining Columbus Preview

From a slice of life to a slice of pie – find out how country clubs, movie theaters and pie competitions are what Ohioans really like doing in our spare time. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday, Jan. 17 on WOSU TV!

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DIY Wedding Dress Preservation

Wedding dress preservation is big business, with a high price tag for each dress. Find out how easy it is to preserve a wedding dress for future generations during this visit to the Ohio History Connection.

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