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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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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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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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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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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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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 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

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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The Legacy of Clearview Golf Club

William Powell’s club is the first and only golf course designed, built, owned and operated by an African American. His kids now bring their father’s message to a new generation.

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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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The Ohio Town that Baseball Legend Cy Young Called Home

Cy Young’s name is synonymous with Major League Baseball’s most dominant pitchers. He was born in Tuscarawas County in 1867, and he lived there both during and after his career in the big leagues.

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Spirit Rooms, Seances and Ohio in the 19th Century

In the 1850s, Athens County farmer Jonathan Koons created a room where he claimed he could communicate with the dead, part of the burgeoning spiritualist movement that rippled across the nation.

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The Rise and Fall of the Cleveland Air Races

The National Air Races came to the city in 1929, bringing a high-flying spectacle to the city’s new airport. The event returned for years, until changing times and, ultimately, tragedy spelled its end.

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Ohio and the Front Porch Campaign

Before whistle-stop tours and crisscrossing the country, presidential candidates spoke to crowds at their own homes. Here’s how three Ohioans used the approach to win our nation’s highest office.

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How ‘Hang On Sloopy’ Became Ohio’s Anthem

The McCoys’ 1965 hit is our state’s official rock song and a staple of halftime shows and sports-arena singalongs. Here’s how in the O-H-I-O that all happened.

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Historic Stays

Western Pennsylvania offers a wealth of lodging with storied pasts.

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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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