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.
The Rise and Fall of the Lustron Home
Lustron Corp. hoped its prefabricated steel homes would address the need for postwar housing. The company’s Columbus factory closed after making just 2,600 homes, most of which still stand today. READ MORE >>
‘Freedom’s Heroes’ Monument Unveiled
In May 1892, family and friends of Ohio abolitionist and minister John Rankin and his wife, Jean, paid tribute to the couple who helped more than 2,000 people find freedom. READ MORE >>
What to See and Do in Columbus this Season
Spring brings a host of exhibitions and events to our capital city, from King Tut and Ohio authors to food festivals and live music. READ MORE >>