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Timeline: Columbus During the Civil War

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Ohio Penitentiary Fire of 1930

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Don Rose writes a book about his father’s life as a judge in Columbus and discovers that his father worked on the Ohio Penitentiary fire of 1930. This discovery sets Don on a journey to uncover the full story of the third-deadliest building fire in U.S. history.

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Columbus Public Institutions

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On this episode of Columbus Neighborhoods, we take a look at Columbus public institutions that have helped shape our city, including the Ohio Penitentiary, the Ohio School for the Deaf and the Ohio Institution for the Education of the Blind.

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From the Vault: Ohio Penitentiary Stations of the Cross

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Brent Davis visits Ohio History Connection to view pieces of art created by the prisoners of the Ohio Penitentiary.

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Columbus Public Institutions Preview

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On the next episode of Columbus Neighborhoods, we’ll take a look at Columbus public institutions that have shaped the city, including the Ohio Penitentiary, the Ohio School for the Deaf and the Ohio Institution for the Education of the Blind. Watch at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 on WOSU TV.

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