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Gathering Places in Central Ohio

On this episode, we’re taking a look at Central Ohio gathering places. See some remarkable homes and spaces that have also served as meeting places through history, community gathering spots and more.

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Gathering Places in Central Ohio Preview

Next time, we’re taking a look at gathering places in Central Ohio. See some remarkable homes and spaces that have also served as meeting places through history, community gathering spots and more. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday, Feb. 22 on WOSU TV!

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Columbus Historic Homes Photo Collection Update

Last year, an expansive collection of local realty photo cards from the ’50s to ’70s was rediscovered. Now, with grant funding from The Columbus Foundation, the Columbus Metropolitan Library is¬†scanning the 100,000 photos to make them available to the public online.

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What Can You Learn From a Photograph?

Historians Ed Lentz and Aaron O’Donovan share the clues they look for when investigating old photos, plus tips on dating photographs. Photos: Courtesy of Al Cincione, Bruce Warner and the Hollenback family

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Evolving Neighborhoods Preview

On the next episode of Columbus Neighborhoods, we’ll take a look at the evolution of neighborhoods in Columbus over the years. Explore a new immigrant community on the west side, two very different sides of Parsons Avenue and a small, 60-home neighborhood on the South Side. Plus, a local historian explains gentrification. Watch at 8:30pm […]

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