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. Photos courtesy of: Dard Hunter
Learn about life at Camp Sherman, the large World War I training camp in Chillicothe, from daily drills to a deadly influenza epidemic. Photos courtesy: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Library of Congress, Ohio History Connection and Ross County Historical Society Historic film footage courtesy: Library of Congress
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.
Next time, we’re taking a look back at Central Ohio retail: a grocery store, a printing press and a long-forgotten market and neighborhood. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday, Dec. 20 on WOSU TV!
Arthur Mole was famous for his living photographs, or recreations of imagery using people standing in formation. In 1918, Mole coordinated a living photograph of President Woodrow Wilson at Camp Sherman, a World War I training camp in Chillicothe.