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The Kahiki Supper Club

The Kahiki immersed patrons in a world of the South Seas, complete with a tropical rainstorm, aquarium wall, tiki torches and music. Authors Elise Meyers Walker and her father, David Meyers – who, along with Jeff Chanult and Doug Motz, wrote the book “Kahiki Supper Club: A Polynesian Paradise in Columbus” – share stories about […]

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Sears House Kits

At one time, you could order nearly anything from Sears — including a house built from a kit. Discover Sears houses that local residents still call home, sweet home.

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The History of Camp Sherman in Chillicothe

Learn about life at Camp Sherman, the large World War I training camp in Chillicothe, from daily drills to a deadly influenza epidemic. Photos courtesy: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Library of Congress, Ohio History Connection and Ross County Historical Society Historic film footage courtesy: Library of Congress

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Driving with Darbee: Defense Supply Center Columbus

Architectural historian Jeff Darbee visits the Defense Supply Center Columbus to learn about World War I industries in Columbus and the center’s role during the war.

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Americana: A Columbus Neighborhoods Special

Columbus Neighborhoods presents a Fourth of July special focused on local Americana. Celebrate some of our nation’s pastimes with a look at early baseball history, a beloved soda fountain and pie judging at the Ohio State Fair.

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