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Tag Archives: Ohio History Connection

From the Vault: The Winton Car

Could the first motorized carriage to be seen on the streets of Columbus be in the Ohio History Connection collections?

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Paving the Way: The First Concrete Street in America

The first concrete street in America was poured in Bellefontaine, Ohio, in 1891 — and it has a connection to a WOSU TV host.

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Columbus on the Move

On this episode, we’re taking a look at a few things that move and have moved Columbus: aviation innovation at Ohio State University, the first concrete street in America, Heart and Sole — a nonprofit that gives children with disabilities a chance to race — a Columbus motorized carriage and more. Photos: Courtesy of Columbus […]

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From the Vault: Community Collections for the Future

See how Ohio History Connection gathers contemporary artifacts to document historic events, including a sign advertising weddings that was created the day of the landmark 2015 Supreme Court ruling in favor of marriage equality.

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Living History in Columbus

History is all around us, reminding us of our roots. On this episode, we take a look at the ways local history lives on today — through iconic images around Columbus, legislative buildings, famous phrases, documenting history in the making and more.

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