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The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Plant in Columbus

Curtiss-Wright Corp., which was the largest aircraft manufacturer in the U.S. during World War II, built a plant next to Port Columbus in 1941.

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Driving with Darbee: The Preservation of Port Columbus

The original Port Columbus airport air traffic control tower

Architectural historian Jeff Darbee takes us on an exclusive tour of the original Port Columbus hangar and terminal built in 1929.

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Columbus’ Link to the Tuskegee Airmen

Tuskegee Airmen

We visit the Motts Military Museum in Groveport to talk about the Tuskegee Airmen and their role in World War II.

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History of Port Columbus

Graf Zeppelin blimp

Historians and friends share the story of how Don Casto Sr. rode the Graf Zeppelin around the world in order to persuade voters that Columbus needed its own airport.

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Dr. Morrow’s Corpses

Worthington Ohio grave robbers

Worthington had its very own grave robber named Dr. Morrow, an upstanding physician teaching the art of medicine to would-be doctors on the frontier.

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