John Glenn Blasts Off
In February 1962, all eyes turned to Ohio as the state celebrated its native son becoming the first American to orbit the Earth.
How One Advertisement by the Jordan Motor Car Co. Changed an Industry
Cleveland’s Ned Jordan ran an advertisement in 1923 that forever altered automobile marketing. It didn’t focus on price, engine size or features. It sold a feeling.
How Ohio Helped Make the Jeep an Icon
Between 1941 and 1945, Willys-Overland of Toledo produced more than 363,000 jeeps for the war effort. Soldiers loved the vehicle, and it grew into a popular consumer brand that today employs thousands of Ohio autoworkers.
John A. Roebling and Cincinnati’s Famous Bridge
In 1856, the inventor began work on an Ohio River crossing that he saw as both a work of art and a monument to engineering.
More Ohio Life
The Election of 1920
The race introduced the world to Franklin D. Roosevelt and marked the last time an Ohioan won the White House. READ MORE >>
Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, Coshocton
This small but impressive museum showcases thousands of items that belonged to two brothers who grew up in the area and other local families. READ MORE >>
Martin Luther King Jr. Visits Ohio University
From Dec. 27, 1959, to Jan. 2, 1960, more than 3,600 college students gathered to consider a variety of modern topics from a Christian perspective. READ MORE >>
How Scott Brown Became a Lego TikTok Sensation
Everything is awesome in Scott Brown’s basement, and the Lego collector of 40 years is sharing the fun by way of videos that have garnered millions of views. READ MORE >>