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Fans of Flight

Aviation-loving volunteers and staff bring the history and joy of flying to museum visitors.

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For the People

The Ohio Statehouse marks 150 years of democracy in action.

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Q&A: Douglas Brinkley on ‘American Moonshot’

The author and historian talks with us about President John F. Kennedy’s determination to put an American on the moon.

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McKinley’s Final Days

The William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum delves into the legacy of the 1901 Pan-American Exposition.

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Ohio Heritage: Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks

Our state’s Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks have been nominated for recognition as a World Heritage Site. Explore these elaborately designed places where Native Americans once gathered.

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The Crash of the USS Shenandoah

In September 1925, the U.S. Navy’s heralded flying machine crashed in Noble County, killing 14 crew members and becoming forever tied to this corner of Ohio.

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The Revival

Over-the-Rhine is one of the most intact 19th-century urban historic districts in the nation. Here’s how Cincinnati saved it.

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Phantoms of the Field

From frightening to folksy, scarecrows have long stood as icons of the fall harvest.

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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 Butler Institute of American Art Turns 100

A century ago, Joseph G. Butler Jr. opened a Youngstown museum dedicated to American artists that featured just 34 works. As the institution celebrates its centennial, its collection now numbers in the thousands.

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Work of Faith

Nick America has spent his life repairing church steeples and bell towers across the nation.

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Dayton History

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Heritage Road Trips 2018

These four museums that celebrate Ohio’s industrial heritage offer a window into how we helped the nation grow.

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Historic Stays

Western Pennsylvania offers a wealth of lodging with storied pasts.

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Time Traveling

A drive across Ohio on the first federally funded road offers a glimpse of a simpler era.

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Early Visions of Ohio

Lancaster's Decorative Arts Center of Ohio presents works created between 1765 and 1865.

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Sweet Memories

Historical Society remakes historic headquarters of Youngstown ice cream innovator Harry Burt

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Museum Miles

Follow U.S. 40 through Ohio and you’ll find destinations that celebrate art, science and even motorcycles.

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Bridges to the Past

For more than three decades, photographer Carl Feather has documented the lasting reminders of a bygone era.

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Eternal Reward

The cemetery John Van Cleve founded in 1841 is the resting place of some of Dayton's famous names, including the men who pioneered aviation.

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