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Driving with Darbee: Green Lawn Abbey Preservation

The majestic mausoleum that houses the remains of Thurston the Magician, mayors, tycoons and the brothers who started the Swisher Sweets Cigars company has been undergoing extensive preservation efforts. See how preserving the mausoleum is, in reality, preserving a way of life. Photos courtesy of: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Fred Pfening

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Caring for the Oldest Cemeteries in Columbus

What happens to forgotten cemeteries? This story examines the forces that change a cemetery, such as growing in size, being abandoned, being built over, or being removed or moved. Learn more about Columbus’ oldest cemeteries. Photos courtesy of: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Ohio History Connection

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Archaeologists Look for Immigrants who Built Ohio Canal

The Ohio Canal brought prosperity to Columbus, but the workers who built it – especially those who died of plague-like diseases – have been long buried and forgotten. Cholera is still a worldwide concern, and experts learn about the disease by comparing past victims to effects of modern strains. In an effort to bring their […]

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Curious Cbus: Hilliard’s Cemetery Road

Through our Curious Cbus project, an audience member asked, “Where is the cemetery on Cemetery Road in Hilliard?”

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Driving with Darbee: History of Elevator Brewery Building

A passion for billiards made the Botts Bros. bar and The Clock Restaurant the “third house” of the legislators in the Capital City. Scandal, intrigue and innovation pushed the bar to present day as the Elevator Brewery and Draught Haus. Photos courtesy of: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Ohio History Connection

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