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Olentangy Park

Olentangy Park, located in Clintonville from 1880 to 1939, was once the largest amusement park in the United States. Historians recount its history.

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Driving with Darbee: Sells House

Local historian Jeff Darbee takes us on a tour of the “Circus House” that was built by a member of the Sells family in 1895. The house not only has a unique style, but it was also the setting for a scandalous story in Columbus’ history.

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Web Exclusive: Sellsville Map

Brent Davis of WOSU Public Media visits the Ohio History Connection to look at a map of Sellsville, the winter headquarters for the Sells Brothers Circus that housed a diverse population in the late 1800s.

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What’s the Difference Between a Village and a City?

Local historian Ed Lentz explains the difference between a village and a city in Ohio.

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Unique Columbus Neighborhoods

On this episode of Columbus Neighborhoods, we’ll take a look at some of the truly unique Columbus neighborhoods, including Baby Farms and a small community struggling to find its identity. Plus, meet Bhim Bastola, a Nepalese-Bhutanese refugee who is a grocery-store owner and community activist.

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