Through the Fairfield County Board of Developmental Disabilities, two enterprises — Art & Clay on Main and Square Seven Coffee House — provide opportunities for people with varying abilities to develop skills for employment.
Architectural historian Jeff Darbee explores the Square 13 Historic District, where notable homes — including William Tecumseh Sherman’s house — are located. The Reese-Peters House, built in 1835, is one of the great Greek Revival homes of Ohio. In 1994 the Philip R. Peters Trust donated the property to the Fairfield County Commissioners for a […]
Randy Groff, a local historian and longtime community activist, talks about Lancaster, Ohio’s challenges and the future of the city. Photos courtesy of: Fairfield County Heritage Association
Lancaster was the home of William Tecumseh Sherman, the Union general known for Sherman’s March to the Sea, but it was also a city divided between pro-abolition and anti-abolition sentiments. Photos courtesy of: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Fairfield County Heritage Association, Library of Congress, Ohio History Connection
On this episode, we’re heading down to Lancaster, Ohio, to learn more about the city’s past, present and future. From the Civil War to stately historic homes, Lancaster boasts a rich history. Plus, we’ll take a look at community activism today. Photos courtesy of: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Fairfield County Heritage Association, Library of Congress, Ohio […]