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Lancaster, Ohio

On this episode, we’re heading down to Lancaster, Ohio, to learn more about the city’s past, present and future. From the Civil War to stately historic homes, Lancaster boasts a rich history. Plus, we’ll take a look at community activism today. Photos courtesy of: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Fairfield County Heritage Association, Library of Congress, Ohio […]

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Timeline: Gen. Sherman’s Rise Through the Ranks and March to the Sea

While many are familiar with Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman’s March to the Sea during the Civil War, few know that Sherman is a native of Central Ohio, having grown up in Lancaster. As we researched Lancaster for this week’s episode, it became clear that Sherman’s connection to the city remains very important today. In learning more about Sherman, we […]

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Learning about Lancaster During the Civil War

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Family Ties Connect Stories of Black History-Makers Across the Country

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From the Vault: The Vanguard League of Columbus

Join us for a visit to the Ohio History Center to see artifacts from an early civil rights organization that advocated for fair housing, desegregation and other issues in Columbus in the 1940s.

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