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Driving with Darbee: Lancaster’s Historic Rock Mill

Built in 1824, Rock Mill was one of a dozen grist mills in Fairfield County that ground flour and corn into wheat and meal. Architectural historian Jeff Darbee visits the mill to find out how restoration efforts are progressing at one of Ohio’s historic community gathering places.

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Columbus Gathering Places Preview

Discover a historic grist mill in Lancaster, neighborhood porch parties and University District memorabilia. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday on WOSU TV!

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Columbus Gathering Places

Discover a historic grist mill in Lancaster, neighborhood porch parties and University District memorabilia. Architectural historian Jeff Darbee takes us on a tour of the historic Rock Mill. The Old Oaks neighborhood invites us over for a Party on the Porch. And then we head to Ohio History Connection to learn about the beloved campus […]

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Art & Clay + Square Seven Coffee House

Through the Fairfield County Board of Developmental Disabilities, two enterprises — Art & Clay on Main and Square Seven Coffee House — provide opportunities for people with varying abilities to develop skills for employment.

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Driving with Darbee: Reese-Peters Home

Architectural historian Jeff Darbee explores the Square 13 Historic District, where notable homes — including William Tecumseh Sherman’s house — are located. The Reese-Peters House, built in 1835, is one of the great Greek Revival homes of Ohio. In 1994 the Philip R. Peters Trust donated the property to the Fairfield County Commissioners for a […]

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