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The American Addition

Only three miles from Downtown Columbus, The American Addition was one of Central Ohio’s first African-American communities. But for decades, it was neglected and impoverished. See how community members worked with the city and Homeport to revitalize the neighborhood.

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Driving with Darbee: Legislative Buildings

Local architectural historian Jeff Darbee examines Columbus’ role as a legislative center and explores the majestic Judicial Building downtown.

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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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The History of ‘Keep the Ball Rolling’

This famous saying not only has a fascinating political history — it has a Columbus connection! Local historian Ed Lentz explains. Photos: Courtesy of Library of Congress, Ohio History Connection

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Signs of the Times: Columbus Sign Co.

Since 1911, Columbus Sign Co. has created and preserved some of the most iconic images in Columbus. See how they’ve shaped the face of the city for over a century. Photos: Courtesy of Columbus Sign Co., Columbus Metropolitan Library and the Lazarus family

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