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From the Vault: University District Memorabilia

Remember Larry’s, that iconic OSU bar on High Street where beer flowed for beat poets and PhDs alike? Take a look at the gathering places in the University District as we go behind the scenes at the Ohio History Connection.

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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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Florence Kenyon Hayden Rector

Florence Kenyon Hayden Rector (1882–1973) enrolled at The Ohio State University in 1901 and was one of the first female architects in Ohio. She was also the only female architect practicing in Central Ohio between 1900 and 1930. Kenyon Hayden Rector was active in the women’s suffrage movement on local and national levels.

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Central Ohio Innovators

Meet some of the innovators who’ve left their mark on Columbus and beyond. From the story of one of the first female architects in Ohio to programs bridging economic gaps today and even fried chicken, see stories about making a difference.

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