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Native American Tribal Leaders From Oklahoma Tour Ohio Sites

Follow along as members of various native tribes from Oklahoma partner with the Ohio History Connection to explore a shared history of Ohio sites including Fallen Timbers and Fort Meigs. Photos: Courtesy Ohio History Connection / Aerial video: Shawn Rames

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Curious Cbus: Gahanna’s Name Origin

Curious Cbus answers the question, “Is the city of Gahanna really named after hell?”

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From the Vault: Velma West

Discover the story of Velma West, one of the most notorious murderers in Ohio, and her days on the lam. We visit the Ohio History Connection archives to learn more.

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Infamous Columbus Characters

Historians Ed Lentz and Doreen Uhas Sauer discuss the villains who ruled the underbelly of Columbus. From a rich snake-oil salesman to the Lord of the Badlands, find out about the characters who skirted the law.

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Investigating Genealogy Through Adoption Records

Follow along as one family investigates adoption records from Hare Orphans’ Home in Columbus to learn more about their family history. And learn more about navigating adoption records and efforts to ethically disclose information to family members.

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