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Driving with Darbee: Shawnee’s Tecumseh Theater

This old theater in Shawnee, Ohio, is in the midst of preservation efforts. Residents hope it will become a cornerstone of the community arts district. Join architectural historians Jeff Darbee and Nancy Recchie for a visit to the Tecumseh Theater.

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Big Walnut Country Club

Discover the history of the first African-American recreation retreat in Columbus and one of the first African-American country clubs in the nation. Big Walnut Country Club was founded in Gahanna in the 1920s. Charlene Brown sits down with Gahanna Mayor Tom Kneeland and Niel Jurist, the city’s public information manager, at Creekside Cafe in Downtown […]

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DIY Wedding Dress Preservation

Wedding dress preservation is big business, with a high price tag for each dress. Find out how easy it is to preserve a wedding dress for future generations during this visit to the Ohio History Connection.

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Driving with Darbee: Central Ohio Fire Museum

At one time, fires were a dreaded part of daily life in Downtown Columbus. Find out how firefighting has changed through the centuries and lessons we can still learn from the well-preserved artifacts at the Central Ohio Fire Museum.

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Columbus Daredevil Diavolo

Follow efforts to save memorabilia and photographs of Diavolo, a cycling daredevil legend in Columbus. As the auction block looms, preservationists from the University District Organization and the Columbus Metropolitan Library team up to bid against cycling and circus collectors in an effort to keep Diavolo’s history intact.

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