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Heritage Road Trips: Historic Bridges

These famous spans throughout the state offer insight into Ohio history, the evolution of travel and the role of waterfront industry.

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My Ohio: Two Men and a Map

A driving tour connects father and son to Ohio’s history and resplendent autumn landscapes.

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How Ohio Launched America's Barn Quilt Phenomenon

The barn quilt phenomenon began in Adams County more than two decades ago. Today, there are driving tours across Ohio and far beyond that invite travelers to hit the road.

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Explore History on Ohio’s Scenic Byways

Heading out on one of Ohio’s Scenic Byways is a fun way to travel through time.

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Heritage Road Trips

Take a drive on one of the Ohio Scenic Byways for a dose of natural beauty and a glimpse into our state’s past. Here are five great routes to get you started.

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Explore Ohio: 32 Virtual Experiences

Even if you can’t visit in person, you can still learn, explore and have fun thanks to these online offerings created by cultural institutions across the Buckeye State.

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Hometown Highlights

Stroll the charming streets and check out the shops, historical sites and parks of this year’s Ohio Magazine Best Hometowns: Cambridge, Granville, Sylvania, Willoughby and Yellow Springs.

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Creating History

Miami University Art Museum’s “Telling a People’s Story: African-American Children’s Illustrated Literature” features 130 works published during the past 50 years.

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Lake Erie Shores & Islands: 9 New Finds

Welcome to some of Ohio’s finest lakeside restaurants, attractions and beach-town fun.

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Celebrate Logan's Bicentennial

The southeast Ohio town marks the milestone with a full slate of activities.

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The Model Soldier

Col. Charles Young, raised in the Ohio River town of Ripley, was a military leader, diplomat and scholar.

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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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Author David McCullough on ‘The Pioneers’

The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian’s book examines the lives of those who founded Marietta, the United States’ first permanent settlement in the Northwest Territory.

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Inside the Columbus Museum of Art Expansion

The Columbus Museum of Art’s beautiful expansion creates a space for contemporary art that beckons visitors.

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American History Road Trips

From the homes of U.S. presidents to sites that shaped the future of the United States, these destinations across Ohio help tell the story of our nation.

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Best of the Best Hometowns 2011

Ohio Magazine's Best Hometowns — Medina, Urbana, Wapakoneta, Worthington and Zanesville — have attractions for residents and visitors alike.

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Get a Taste of Appalachian History

Local haunted tours and upstart distilleries embrace the history of Appalachia.

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Best of Ohio 2015

As we travel across the state, we look for the unusual, the interesting and the delicious.

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Local Flavor

Ohio Magazine’s Best Hometowns — Findlay, Gallipolis, Greenville, Grove City and Peninsula — have appealing events and attractions for residents and visitors alike.

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Driving Ohio’s Scenic Byways

The Ohio Department of Transportation has identified 27 routes. Here are 12 that highlight history, nature and favorite attractions throughout the state.

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