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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.


Carry Me Home

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


Steps to Freedom

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


Runaway Success

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


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.


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


Appalachian Artistry

Four traditional artists share the stories behind their work.


My Ohio: Two Men and a Map

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


Drive Through History

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


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.


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.


Lake Erie Shores & Islands: 9 New Finds

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


Logan's Bicentennial

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


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.


Modern Love

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


The Model Soldier

Col. Charles Young, raised in the Ohio River town of Ripley, was a military leader, diplomat and scholar.


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.


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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