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Innovators Preview

Next time, we’ll introduce you to some of the innovators who’ve left their mark on Columbus and beyond. From the story of one of the first female architects in Ohio to programs bridging economic gaps today and more, see stories about making a difference. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday, April 19 on WOSU TV!

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Art & Clay + Square Seven Coffee House

Through the Fairfield County Board of Developmental Disabilities, two enterprises — Art & Clay on Main and Square Seven Coffee House — provide opportunities for people with different abilities to develop skills for employment.

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Driving with Darbee: Reese-Peters Home

Architectural historian Jeff Darbee explores the Square 13 Historic District, where notable homes — including William Tecumseh Sherman’s house — are located. The Reese-Peters House, built in 1835, is one of the great Greek Revival homes of Ohio. In 1994 the Philip R. Peters Trust donated the property to the Fairfield County Commissioners for a […]

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A Conversation at The Well Restaurant

Randy Groff, a local historian and longtime community activist, talks about Lancaster, Ohio’s challenges and the future of the city. Photos courtesy of: Fairfield County Heritage Association

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A City Divided: Lancaster During the Civil War

Lancaster was the home of William Tecumseh Sherman, the Union general known for Sherman’s March to the Sea, but it was also a city divided between pro-abolition and anti-abolition sentiments. Photos courtesy of: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Fairfield County Heritage Association, Library of Congress, Ohio History Connection

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