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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.

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One Giant Leap: Apollo 11 at 50

Fifty years after Ohioan Neil Armstrong took his first steps on the moon, we look to the past and share how you can celebrate America’s space milestone this summer.

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‘Winesburg, Ohio’ at 100

Sherwood Anderson’s 1919 cycle of short stories is a literary classic. But when it was published, it caused a stir in the author’s hometown of Clyde, Ohio, where many believed the work of fiction was spilling the town’s secrets.

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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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1945: Bogie and Bacall Get Married

Hollywood icons Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall tied the knot at Malabar Farm in Lucas.

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Apollo 11: 3 Things We Learned

John Oldham, exhibits specialist at Cleveland’s NASA Glenn Research Center, shares what our trips to the moon taught us (and where we’ll go from here).

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Armstrong Air & Space Museum, Wapakoneta

The city of Wapakoneta celebrates Neil Armstrong in a museum dedicated to the iconic astronaut’s life and accomplishments.

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Storied Land

Hollywood celebrates the legacy of Mansfield's Louis Bromfield.

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Keeper of the Flame

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

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Storied Lodgings

Across the state there are inns and hotels with colorful histories, including these.

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Ohio’s Ouija Board Connection

During the 19th century, our state was a hotbed of spiritualism camps and parlor seances that contributed to the creation of the famous talking board we know today.

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Class of ’90

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

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How Rocky Brands Got Its Start in Nelsonville

William and F.M. Brooks founded their footwear company in Athens County in 1932. Today, it is still headquartered there and still making boots that will help you tackle the terrain.

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Explore Wine Country

It is the perfect time to unwind at one of the many wineries that dot our state. We visited four we think you'll love and identified spots with great history, tasty food and lots of fun.

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Dinosaurs Come to COSI

The Columbus science center’s collaboration with New York’s American Museum of Natural History brings a new permanent gallery and a fresh perspective on the creatures we only think we know.

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West Virginia’s Civil War Trails

Ohio’s neighbor is the only U.S. state born of the Civil War. From preserved battlefields to a nearly 170-year-old covered bridge, these four stops offer both history and natural beauty.

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‘Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth.’ in Cincinnati

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center hosts an exhibition showcasing more than two dozen African American men who changed the history and culture of our nation

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Hometown Tour 2012

Ohio Magazine’s Best Hometowns — Archbold, Hilliard, Lebanon, Nelsonville and Oberlin — offer an array of attractions, from downtowns with restaurants and shopping to living-history villages, music productions and summer festivals.

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Best Hometowns 2019: Gallipolis

This Ohio River village settled by 500 French immigrants in 1790 embraces its history while looking to the future with a successful downtown revitalization program and a stellar public library.

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The Life and Legacy of 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.

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