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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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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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Heritage Road Trips

Take a drive through Ohio's early years.

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Ohio’s Ancient American Indian 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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Bathtub from the USS Maine, Findlay ​

This artifact from the famous battleship journeyed from the bottom of the sea to the Hancock Historical Museum.

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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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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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The Signal Tree, Akron

Local lore says American Indian tribes once used this unusually shaped tree to navigate the region, but the burr oak’s real roots remain a mystery.

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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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The American Way

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

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Visit 3 Historic Ohio Cemeteries

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

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Ohio Literary Trail

This book lover’s road trip includes the family home of the woman who helped change Americans’ views on slavery and a museum celebrating the art of the picture book.

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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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The Memphis Belle, Dayton

See the legendary World War II aircraft and learn its story at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.

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Hamilton’s Historic Farmers Market

This gathering around the Butler County courthouse dates back to 1875. Here’s what you'll find there on Saturday mornings, May through October.

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The NFL’s First Game Was Played in Dayton

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

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