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Ohio Finds: Anna Pottery’s Famous Pig Liquor Flasks

Few objects commemorate Cincinnati’s days as Porkopolis, but brothers Cornwall and Wallace Kirkpatrick poked fun at the city’s reputation.

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Ohio Finds: 19th-Century Shaving Mug

The shaving mug is a remnant of a bygone era. This one had sports a hand-painted design of a steam locomotive done by J.R. Voldan of Cleveland.

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Ohio Finds: “Landing of the Pioneers” Painting

Artist Sala Bosworth’s work depicts the arrival of The Ohio Company in 1788. Samuel P. Hildreth, author of the 1848 book “Pioneer History of the Ohio Valley” commissioned the piece.

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Ohio Finds: Woolson Coffee Box

This piece is typical of the wooden bins once found in general stores and small groceries.

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Ohio Finds: “Bells” by Paul Riba

This oil-on-Masonite painting is representative of the magic realism art movement.

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Ohio Finds: Folk Art Backscratcher

This item was carved from a single piece of wood and is believed to have been created in Ohio during the early 20th century.

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102 Days & Nights of Summer 2019

We’re here to help you make the most of the season. Whether you want to hit the water, dig in at a festival or check out great live music, your summer plans start here.

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Best Hometowns 2018

This year, we honor Cambridge, Findlay, Medina, New Albany and Troy — five communities that make us proud to call Ohio home.

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3 Ohio Farms to Visit this Summer

Farming is at the heart of who we are as Ohioans. Visit three places across the state that honor and celebrate our connection to the land.

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Ohio Finds: Riley Bratton Jug

Not a lot is known about this Ohio potter, but a bit of detective work found the origins of this jug he made that is decorated with an incised heron.

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Ohio Cocktails: Rads Bloody Mary Mix

Rads Bloody Mary Mix began as Scott Conrad’s quest to build a better cocktail. He succeeded.

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Ohio Finds: Miniature Blanket Chest

This circa-1830 chest with a distinct, thumbprint-like decoration is similar to ones crafted by Coshocton County makers.

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Ohio Finds: Octagonal Hardware Cabinet

The American Bolt & Screw Case Co. of Dayton made these wooden organizational cabinets for stores across the nation.

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Ohio Fall Arts Preview 2022

Save the date for these museum exhibitions, performances and festivals happening across the state this season.

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Food Road Trips: Gourmet Hot Dogs

From twists on classic creations to a laundry-list of toppings, these spots do it right.

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Ohio Finds: Jewelry Store Trade Sign

This example of a unique form of advertising during the late 19th and early 20th centuries was once installed outside a Factory Street business in Canal Dover.

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Ohio Finds: Tom Wesselmann “Blonde Vivienne” Print

Born in Cincinnati in 1931, Tom Wesselmann became internationally known for his pop art depictions of female nudes.

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Ohio Finds: Zoar Garden Notebook

This personal notebook chronicles the work of Simon Beuter, who cared for the German Separatists community’s expansive garden.

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Ohio Finds: Peaseware Sewing Caddy

This sewing caddy, treasured by collectors across the United States, was made by David Mills Pease in Ohio during the second half of the 19th century.

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Ohio Finds: Mocha Ware with Blue Seaweed Design

East Liverpool potters made this porcelain during the second half of the 19th century.

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