From Ohio to the Wild West: The Life of Sharpshooter Annie Oakley
Annie Oakley was born in Darke County in 1860. Broadway and television have offered simplified takes on the life of the famous sharpshooter, but the story of the real woman is an inspiring tale of ingenuity and independence.
The Rike’s Toy Parade Tradition
Between 1923 and 1942, Dayton’s Rike-Kumler Co. department store hosted a colorful parade through the city to kick off the holiday shopping season. READ MORE >>
Revisiting Ohio’s Bygone Department Stores
Department stores once ruled the retail landscape with their wealth of offerings and festive approaches to the holidays. These four are long closed, but the memories of them still burn brightly. READ MORE >>
3 Historic Ohio Mills You Can Visit
These 19th-century mills across our state now live on as attractions with purposes that go far beyond the properties’ original ones. READ MORE >>