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Tag Archives: columbus neighborhoods

Small Neighborhoods Preview

Discover the stories of small neighborhoods, past and present. We’ll take a look at the histories of Haydensville, Little Oklahoma and Minerva Park. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday, April 18 on WOSU TV!

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Ancient Connections Preview

Oklahoma Native American tribes come to Ohio to reconnect with the past. Discover the history of Clintonville’s Adena Mounds. Plus, learn about a storytelling artifact and Circleville’s connection with the Hopewell culture.

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Curious Cbus: Gahanna’s Name Origin

Curious Cbus answers the question, “Is the city of Gahanna really named after hell?” Photos courtesy: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Franklin County Engineers

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From the Vault: Velma West

Discover the story of Velma West, one of the most notorious murderers in Ohio, and her days on the lam. We visit the Ohio History Connection archives to learn more.

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Infamous Columbus Characters

Historians Ed Lentz and Doreen Uhas Sauer discuss the villains who ruled the underbelly of Columbus. From a rich snake-oil salesman to the Lord of the Badlands, find out about the characters who skirted the law. Photos courtesy: The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Detroit Publishing Co., Library of Congress, Ohio History Connection

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