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Driving with Darbee: Slate Run Living Historical Farm

Architectural Historian Jeff Darbee visits the Slate Run Living Historical Farm in Canal Winchester to find out what farm life was like back in the mid-1800s. Photos courtesy of: Clintonville Historical Society, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Ohio History Connection, OSU Archives

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Chief Leatherlips and the Memorial Tournament

Chief Leatherlips is said to have cursed the Memorial Tournament with rain. But who was Chief Leatherlips, and how did speculation about this curse begin? Follow WOSU producer Brent Davis as he investigates this story.

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Around the World Through the Walk O’ Wonders

In the 1950s to ’60s, the Great Western Shopping Center was home to the incredible Walk O’ Wonders, featuring the Seven Wonders of the World. Don Casto, whose father and grandfather developed the site, and Steve Skilken, of Joseph Skilken & Co., share memories and more. Photos, historic footage: Courtesy of CASTO and Joseph Skilken […]

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Ohio State University’s Sesquicentennial

Charlene Brown visits Sloopy’s Diner to talk with OSU President Michael Drake, Provost Bruce McPheron and historian David Staley about Ohio State’s legacy and land-grant mission. Photos courtesy of OSU Archives

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From the Vault: University District Memorabilia

Remember Larry’s, that iconic OSU bar on High Street where beer flowed for beat poets and PhDs alike? Take a look at the gathering places in the University District as we go behind the scenes at the Ohio History Connection.

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