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Linden

We’re sharing stories of how the Linden community is working toward change. St. Stephen’s Community House has been supporting Columbus residents for more than a century. Longtime Linden community members explore how the area has changed and where it’s headed. Plus, Curious C-bus answers a question about a couple of curious streets.

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Linden Preview

Next time, we’re sharing stories of how the Linden community is working toward change. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday, Nov. 1 on WOSU TV!

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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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