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Great Ohio Road Trips: Underground Railroad

Abolitionists throughout Ohio helped former slaves escape oppression. These Underground Railroad sites tell those stories.

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Carry Me Home

Ohio’s Underground Railroad and abolitionist sites are rich with history.

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Steps to Freedom

Uncover America’s past when you visit these Underground Railroad sites along the Ohio River.

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Runaway Success

Novelist Tracy Chevalier’s book digs deep into 1850s Ohio with a story that weaves together Quakers, quilting and the Underground Railroad.

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Ohio History | Travel | Ohio Magazine

Learn about Ohio's rich history and visit the places where those who helped shape our state and nation once lived and worked.

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West Virginia: 5 Fascinating Finds

From a secret government bunker to a re-creation of an early 20th-century mining town, get a new perspective on the Mountain State at these spots

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Appalachian Artistry

Four traditional artists share the stories behind their work.

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My Ohio: Two Men and a Map

A driving tour connects father and son to Ohio’s history and resplendent autumn landscapes.

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Drive Through History

Heading out on one of Ohio’s Scenic Byways is a fun way to travel through time.

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The Trailblazer: Col. Charles Young

Charles Young was the most highly decorated African-American military officer of his time, the first black U.S. National Park superintendent and a professor at Ohio’s Wilberforce University. His life of service inspired generations to follow.

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Creating History

Miami University Art Museum’s “Telling a People’s Story: African-American Children’s Illustrated Literature” features 130 works published during the past 50 years.

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Lake Erie Shores & Islands: 9 New Finds

Welcome to some of Ohio’s finest lakeside restaurants, attractions and beach-town fun.

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Logan's Bicentennial

The southeast Ohio town marks the milestone with a full slate of activities.

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Hometown Highlights

Stroll the charming streets and check out the shops, historical sites and parks of this year’s Ohio Magazine Best Hometowns: Cambridge, Granville, Sylvania, Willoughby and Yellow Springs.

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Modern Love

The Columbus Museum of Art’s beautiful expansion creates a space for contemporary art that beckons visitors.

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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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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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Best of the Best Hometowns 2011

Ohio Magazine's Best Hometowns — Medina, Urbana, Wapakoneta, Worthington and Zanesville — have attractions for residents and visitors alike.

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