1969: Neil Armstrong Returns to Wapakoneta
On Sept. 6, 1969, the first man to walk on the moon returned to his hometown for a hero’s welcome. Comedian Bob Hope and Gov. James Rhodes joined him.
Rutherford B. Hayes Marries Lucy Webb
On Dec. 30, 1852, the future president and first lady were wed in a simple ceremony at the home of the bride’s mother in Cincinnati. READ MORE >>
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. READ MORE >>
Paul Laurence Dunbar House Historic Site, Dayton
Paul Laurence Dunbar’s Dayton home tells the story of the poet, who achieved acclaim around the world. READ MORE >>