Class of ’90
Dayton's Central High School had 27 students in its 1890 class portrait. Two went on to change the world.
The Trailblazer: Col. Charles Young
Charles Young was the most highly decorated African-American military officer of his time, the first black U.S. National Park superintendent and a professor at Ohio’s Wilberforce University.
Hartman Rock Garden, Springfield
During the Great Depression, Ben Hartman created a collection of interesting and idiosyncratic folk art sculptures at his Springfield home.
Natural Escape: Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge
This refuge protects 10,000 acres of habitat along and on Lake Erie. It’s an incredible place to spot migrating birds, turtles, frogs and other creatures native to Ohio.
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The Legacy of Master Carver Ernest Warther
Ernest Warther’s formal education ended in second grade, but his ability to make elaborate, hand-carved depictions of trains from the steam-locomotive era cemented him as a genius in his own right. READ MORE >>
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 >>
The Legacy of Harry M. Stevens
The native of England settled in Niles, Ohio, before trading his mill job for the baseball business. The innovations he pioneered remain staples of the ballpark experience. READ MORE >>
Remembering John Glenn
As the world remembers the first American to orbit the Earth, we revisit our last interview with New Concord's native son. READ MORE >>