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Archaeologists Look for Immigrants who Built Ohio Canal

The Ohio Canal brought prosperity to Columbus, but the workers who built it – especially those who died of plague-like diseases – have been long buried and forgotten. Cholera is still a worldwide concern, and experts learn about the disease by comparing past victims to effects of modern strains. In an effort to bring their […]

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Central Ohio Cemeteries

Archaeologists look for Irish Immigrants who died of cholera while building the Ohio Canal. Then, we’ll take a look at the care and tending of the oldest cemeteries in Columbus, plus Green Lawn Abbey preservation.

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Curious Cbus: Hilliard’s Cemetery Road

Through our Curious Cbus project, an audience member asked, “Where is the cemetery on Cemetery Road in Hilliard?”

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Central Ohio Cemeteries Preview

Next time, archaeologists look for Irish Immigrants who died of cholera while building the Ohio Canal. Then, we’ll take a look at the care and tending of the oldest cemeteries in Columbus, plus Greenlawn Abbey preservation. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday on WOSU TV!

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Driving with Darbee: History of Elevator Brewery Building

A passion for billiards made the Botts Bros. bar and The Clock Restaurant the “third house” of the legislators in the Capital City. Scandal, intrigue and innovation pushed the bar to present day as the Elevator Brewery and Draught Haus. Photos courtesy of: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Ohio History Connection

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