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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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Get a Taste of History at Ashtabula’s Rennick Meat Market

The building that housed Ashtabula’s Rennick Meat Market for decades fueled the creation of this butcher-inspired restaurant.

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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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BeauVerre Riordan Stained Glass Studios, Middletown

Jay and Linda Moorman are preserving the timeless art form the business was founded on more than a century ago (and you can stop by to visit).

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D-Day Conneaut

The annual event draws World War II re-enactors, veterans and thousands of spectators to the Lake Erie shore each summer.

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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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Heritage Road Trips: 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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Peoples Mortuary Museum, Marietta

Bill Peoples’ museum houses a collection of interesting artifacts that offers insight into the funeral business and how it evolved over 150 years.

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1956: Colo Born at the Columbus Zoo

The first gorilla ever born in captivity arrived three days before Christmas and was a topic of fascination from the moment of her birth.

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Lincoln’s Funeral Train Stops in Cleveland

On April 28, 1865, mourners gathered on the city’s Public Square to pay their final respects to President Abraham Lincoln.

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Thanksgiving with Abraham Lincoln

Each year, Jerry Payn of Wooster portrays our 16th president at Hale Farm & Village’s harvest dinner.

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Harding Cabin, Mount Sterling

President Warren G. Harding’s campaign manager and attorney general built this lakeside cabin in 1918. You can book a stay there year-round.

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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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Cleveland, Alan Freed and the World’s First Rock Concert

On March 21, 1952, thousands of people crowded into the Cleveland Arena for the Moondog Coronation Ball, which was expected to go on for hours. Instead, the show was shut down before the end of the first band’s set.

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The Butler Institute of American Art

In 1919, Joseph G. Butler Jr. opened a Youngstown museum dedicated to American artists. Its collection now numbers in the thousands.

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