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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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Heritage Road Trips

Take a drive through Ohio's early years.

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Author David McCullough on ‘The Pioneers’

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

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Presidents Day at Spiegel Grove

February is a great time to visit Fremont’s Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums.

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Hale Farm & Village Civil War Re-enactment

The sights and sounds of Confederate Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign come to the village of Bath.

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Memphis Belle Marks Milestone

The celebrated World War II flyer moves closer to being displayed at the National Museum of the United States Air Force near Dayton.

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Memory Gardens

From bold stone tributes to folk-art graves, our historic cemeteries offer a look into who we were and are.

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The American Way

The Smithsonian Institution's new traveling exhibit chronicles journeys past and present.

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Keeping the Faith

Sandusky native Jay Cooke helped finance this tiny wooden church at Put-in-Bay more than 150 years ago.

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1st Down

Here’s how America’s fall obsession took its initial steps in Dayton during the autumn of 1920.

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Echoes of Battle

The Toledo Museum of Art offers a look at the Civil War from eyewitness observers and artists of the era.

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Hometown Legend

Newcomerstown honors pitcher Cy Young, one of the greatest players of all time.

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The Marathon Men

In 1931, the U.S. Open at Toledo's Inverness Club finished with an epic ending that has never been repeated.

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Freeze Fame

In the winter of 1982, the Cincinnati Bengals and San Diego Chargers clashed beside the Ohio River in an AFC Championship matchup that remains one of the coldest NFL games ever.

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Abel’s Ohio Windsor Chairs, Newark

Windsor chairs date back to early America. Furniture-maker Bob Abel crafts them one at a time at his home workshop.

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Art for All

At the height of the Great Depression, artists banded together to offer hope through their work.

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Q&A: Author David McCullough

The Pulitzer Prize winner discusses his book about Orville and Wilbur Wright.

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Motoring On

Northern Ohio has long played a role in the auto industry. These museums highlight both famous and long-forgotten models.

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