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Columbus Gathering Places

Discover a historic grist mill in Lancaster, neighborhood porch parties and University District memorabilia. Architectural historian Jeff Darbee takes us on a tour of the historic Rock Mill. The Old Oaks neighborhood invites us over for a Party on the Porch. And then we head to Ohio History Connection to learn about the beloved campus […]

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From the Vault: Big Bear

Join us for a visit to the vault of the Ohio History Connection to check out the Big Bear collection of memorabilia from the beloved Columbus grocery stores of years past.

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Driving with Darbee: Chillicothe’s Papermaking History

Historians Jeff Darbee and Nancy Recchie visit Chillicothe and the Mountain House, home of Dard Hunter, who was once the country’s foremost authority on the history and craft of papermaking.

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Central Market and the Mohawk Neighborhood

Designed to be the economic center of Columbus, Central Market was built in 1850 and rapidly became the model for other markets around town. It ran from 1851 until 1966. While residential homes sprang up around the market early on, the stick construction and constant traffic made the area an eyesore and the Mohawk neighborhood […]

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Central Ohio Retail

We’re taking a look back at Central Ohio retail, from a printing press to a market. Plus, join us for a visit to Ohio History Connection to see memorabilia from Big Bear grocery stores.

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