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Web Exclusive: Sellsville Map

Brent Davis of WOSU Public Media visits the Ohio History Connection to look at a map of Sellsville, the winter headquarters for the Sells Brothers Circus that housed a diverse population in the late 1800s.

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What’s the Difference Between a Village and a City?

Local historian Ed Lentz explains the difference between a village and a city in Ohio.

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Unique Columbus Neighborhoods

On this episode of Columbus Neighborhoods, we’ll take a look at some of the truly unique Columbus neighborhoods, including Baby Farms and a small community struggling to find its identity. Plus, meet Bhim Bastola, a Nepalese-Bhutanese refugee who is a grocery-store owner and community activist.

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Early Entertainment in Columbus Preview

On the next episode of Columbus Neighborhoods, we’ll take a look at some of the early forms of entertainment in Columbus. Learn about the history of the Sells Brothers Circus, take a tour of the Circus House and find out about an amusement park that used to call Clintonville home. Watch at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, […]

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Baby Farms

In the 1920s, the area known as Baby Farms was marketed to people who were looking to own “mini-farms.” Local historian Doreen Uhas Sauer visits residents in the area to find out more about its history.

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