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Driving with Darbee: Central Ohio Fire Museum

At one time, fires were a dreaded part of daily life in Downtown Columbus. Find out how firefighting has changed through the centuries and lessons we can still learn from the well-preserved artifacts at the Central Ohio Fire Museum. Photos courtesy of: Central Ohio Fire Museum, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Ohio History Connection

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Preserving Columbus History

On this episode, find out how we preserve the past with compelling local stories about a daredevil, a wedding dress and a fire bucket. Follow efforts to save memorabilia and photographs of Diavolo, a cycling daredevil legend in Columbus. See how firefighting has changed through the centuries at the Central Ohio Fire Museum. Then we […]

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Preserving Columbus History Preview

Find out how we preserve the past with compelling Columbus stories about a daredevil, a wedding dress and a fire bucket. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday, Jan. 10 on WOSU TV!

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Renovating Columbus

We’re taking a look at reclaiming old buildings, communities and ideas in Columbus. Discover the neighbors who revitalized one of Central Ohio’s first African-American communities, local homes built from Sears kits, an Ohio group of young preservationists and a historic home that now serves families who are in Columbus for cancer treatments.

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Downtown Columbus and Franklinton: The City Beautiful Movement

The City Beautiful Movement was a reform philosophy of North American architecture and urban planning that flourished during the 1890s and 1900s with the intent of introducing beautification and monumental grandeur in cities. Find out how downtown Columbus benefitted from this national movement.

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