Starting in 1903, the Circleville Pumpkin Show is now world famous. Discover the fall festival history that spans more than a century, from humble beginnings to a destination for all things pumpkin. Photos courtesy of: Circleville Pumpkin Show Inc., Columbus Metropolitan Library, Ohio History Connection, Photohio, Bob and Jo Liggett, Nanisa Osborn, Hugh Dresbach Film […]
We’re celebrating the season with a look at some Central Ohio fall favorites: the Circleville Pumpkin Show, historic taverns and Halloween festivities in Westgate.
We’re exploring early baseball history in Columbus and tennis on the East Side in the 1960s. Plus, we’ll take a look at the Ohio Roller Derby and the historic Berwick Golf Course.
Through our Curious Cbus project, an audience member asked, “Where exactly was Berwick Golf Course, and when did it operate?” Project editor Michael De Bonis shares the results of our investigation on the historic Columbus golf course. What do you want to know about Central Ohio? Ask us at wosu.org/curious Photos courtesy of: The Columbus […]
Ohio History Connection’s collection illustrates just how competitive and athletic the Ohio Roller Derby is. Photos courtesy of: Kara “Burnadeath” Penniman, Ohio Roller Derby