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Driving with Darbee: Young Ohio Preservationists

Local architectural historian Jeff Darbee meets with members from Young Ohio Preservationists to examine an endangered building at Taylor and Mt. Vernon avenues, on the East Side, that they hope to save and more.

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Driving with Darbee: The Wagnalls Memorial

Columbus architectural historian Jeff Darbee visits The Wagnalls Memorial Library and Community Center in Lithopolis to learn about its history and current role in the community.

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Preview: Driving with Darbee Special

In this Columbus Neighborhoods special, travel along with local architectural historian Jeff Darbee as he visits iconic buildings and spaces in Central Ohio. Discover the Wagnalls Memorial in Lithopolis (remember your Funk & Wagnalls?), a behind-the-scenes look at water power and 19th-century mill technology at Rock Mill, the Canal Winchester historic railroad depot, the Defense […]

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Mount Vernon History

Industries, farming and a famous fistfight – take a look at Mount Vernon, Ohio’s rich history. Photos courtesy of: Ag History Museum of Knox County, The Ariel Foundation, Knox County Historical Society, Ohio History Connection, The Ohio State University Archives, The Woolson Co.

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Driving with Darbee: Woodward Opera House

Join architectural historian Jeff Darbee onstage at the Woodward Opera House, where the entire block — not just the building — is being restored. Photos courtesy of: Ag History Museum of Knox County, Knox County Historical Society

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