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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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Mount Vernon Barn Co.

See how the Mount Vernon Barn Co. gives old barns new life. Historic barns become new homes, event spaces and more, furnished with reclaimed materials.

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Mount Vernon

We’re visiting Mount Vernon, Ohio, for a look at history, hope and renewal. Architectural historian Jeff Darbee takes us to the Woodward Opera House block, and we go behind the scenes at the Mount Vernon Barn Co.

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