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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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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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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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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 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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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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The Blizzard of 1978

A late-January snowstorm hit the Ohio Valley in a weather event that has been remembered ever since for its ferocity.

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Visit the Thomas Edison Birthplace Museum

This historic site tells the story of how one of the world’s most famous inventors got his start in the Erie County town of Milan.

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Summer in the Islands

Visit seven places packed with history, authenticity and fun.

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Paul Brown Museum, Massillon

Paul Brown’s contributions to the game of football are legendary. The Massillon Museum pays tribute to the iconic coach and innovator with a wing dedicated to his life and legacy.

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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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Secret Ohio: 23 Hidden Gems

We went in search of surprising spots, unusual attractions and fascinating discoveries hidden in plain sight across the state. Here’s how you can, too.

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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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‘Celebrating the Pioneers’ in Marietta

An exhibition at Marietta’s Campus Martius Museum delves into the people who founded the Northwest Territory’s first permanent settlement.

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Sweet Memories

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

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‘Paintings, Politics and the Monuments Men’ in Cincinnati

This Cincinnati Art Museum exhibition examines the fate of works recovered after World War II.

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