Many people moved from the mountains of Appalachia to Columbus, and they brought their culture with them, including their music. [youtube 4Xe8-jcwe3k]
We explore the history of taking a dip in Columbus, from river bathing to the giant pool at Olentangy Park to private and public pools. Bob Grove talks about 19 years in the lifeguard’s chair, and Mel Dodge, who championed the development of city parks and pools, is remembered.
Next time will be both frightening and enlightening. Join us for a look at Halloween in Columbus. We’ll tour an old local cemetery for pets, share spooky stories from the Worthington Inn, take a ghost walk in Delaware and recount some local lore. Watch at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 on WOSU TV.
Next time on Columbus Neighborhoods, we’ll take a look at entertainment in Columbus. From swimming to live jazz and bluegrass music to ice cream, discover how local pastimes have evolved through the years. Watch at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19 on WOSU TV.
John and Mary Fetters opened their home to help Vietnamese children escape a war-torn country and find a new beginning in Central Ohio.