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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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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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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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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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The Mahoning Valley Historical Society Brings Back a Classic

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is making efforts to revive the 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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Museums to Visit Along the National Road

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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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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Ohio Finds: Brass Surveyor’s Transit

Made by Henry Ware, who was born in Vermont in 1810 before settling in Cincinnati.

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John Rankin House, Ripley

This home overlooking the Ohio River offered hope to more than 2,000 men and women escaping slavery along the Underground Railroad.

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6 Historic Sites Along Ohio’s Scenic Byways

Take a drive through Ohio's early years by visiting these locations along some of our state’s scenic routes.

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Ohio’s Ancient Native American Sites

Native American tribes created elaborate earthworks across Ohio that can still be seen today. These locations contain many mysteries, but also connect us to those who lived here thousands of years ago.

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Summer in the Lake Erie Islands

Visit seven places packed with history, authenticity and fun.

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See the Carillon Tree of Light in Dayton

The return of the Carillon Tree of Light serves as the kickoff to a monthlong celebration at Dayton’s Carillon Historical Park.

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Shipwrecks of Lake Erie

Our Great Lake holds the remains of hundreds of vessels that disappeared beneath its surface. Today, divers and researchers work to preserve their stories.

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Ohio’s Ulysses S. Grant Historic Sites

The 18th president of the United States was born in Point Pleasant on April 27, 1822. Visit his birthplace home and other southwest Ohio locations that shaped his life.

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