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Why We Love Cedar Point

H. John Hildebrandt worked at Cedar Point for 40 years. As the amusement park marked its 150 anniversary, he looked back at his and our connection to Ohio’s summer playground.

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Ohio State Football: The ’68 Season

Eight of the men who played for and coached alongside Woody Hayes during the Ohio State Buckeyes’ 1968 season share the story of team’s road to a national championship in their own words.

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The Election of 1920

The race introduced the world to Franklin D. Roosevelt and marked the last time an Ohioan won the White House.

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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.

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America's Last Great Train Heist

In November 1935, Alvin “Creepy” Karpis and his crew robbed a mail car in Garrettsville, Ohio, scoring a bunch of cash and making a daring escape by both car and airplane.

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Kitchen Wizards

The staff at the KitchenAid Experience gives down-to-earth, entertaining cooking advice.

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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.

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Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens on Postage Stamp

The U.S Postal Service commemorates the Akron landmark’s iconic Birch Tree Allée.

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Kingwood Center Gardens, Mansfield

A beautiful 47-acre property beckons visitors with its lush grounds and historic mansion.

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The Wagnalls Memorial Library, Lithopolis

In 1923, concert pianist Mabel Wagnalls funded the construction of this library in honor of her parents.

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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.

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Keeper of the Flame

Dayton educator Herbert Woodward Martin honors the poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar.

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These Two Famous Ohioans Were High School Classmates in 1890

Dayton's Central High School had 27 students in its 1890 class portrait. Two went on to change the world.

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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.

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Summer in the Lake Erie Islands

Visit seven places packed with history, authenticity and fun.

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Steps to Freedom

Uncover America’s past when you visit these Underground Railroad sites along the Ohio River.

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Appalachia: Outdoor Adventures

This 32-county region offers the chance to explore beautiful natural areas and historic spots across southern and eastern Ohio.

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Ohio Road Trips: Underground Railroad

Abolitionists throughout Ohio helped former slaves escape oppression. These Underground Railroad sites tell those stories.

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Explore “¡Cuba!” at COSI in Columbus

The Center of Science and Industry delves into the vibrant culture, history and biodiversity of this Caribbean nation.

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