On the next episode of Columbus Neighborhoods, we’ll take a look at the past and present development of downtown Columbus. Explore the changes in the downtown riverfront, the LeVeque Tower renovation, a historic renovation of a downtown home, memorabilia from the Lazarus department store and more. Watch at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 29 on WOSU TV.
Historian Ed Lentz tells the story of Morgan’s Raid – Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan’s assault into Ohio, his capture and subsequent escape from the old Ohio State Penitentiary in Columbus.
Columbus Union Station and its predecessors served railroad passengers in Columbus, Ohio, from February 27, 1850, until April 28, 1977. Local architectural historian, Jeff Darbee gives us a detailed look at its architecture, history and lasting legacy.