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History Lesson: Revisiting The Clarmont

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: Revisiting The Clarmont

The Clarmont will be revived for one night next Tuesday at Alana’s Food and Wine (2333 North High Street) as the 4th installment of the Columbus Historical Society’s Historic Supper Club series started by CU’s own Anne Evans. After having celebrated the Kahiki, the Jai Lai and most recently, the Maramor, I was excited to […]

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History Lesson: Famed Restaurant The Maramor Returns for One Evening

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: Famed Restaurant The Maramor Returns for One Evening

My good friend Jerry Glick knows of my interest in Columbus History and recently gave me a signed copy of David Cohen’s oddly titled book Sorry, Downtown Columbus is Closed. As I started to read through it I noticed an interesting connection to the Columbus Historical Society’s Historical Dinner Club series. On page 21, he […]

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Historical Dinner Club to celebrate famed Columbus restaurants

Anne Evans Anne Evans Historical Dinner Club to celebrate famed Columbus restaurants

The Columbus Historical Society is launching a new event series, the Historical Dinner Club. Happening quarterly, the Historical Dinner Club will showcase the restaurants of Columbus’ past that continue to be remembered today. Each restaurant will be remembered for one night only with a night of amazing food and memories. Alana Shock, of Alana’s Food […]

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Candice Watkins receives fourth annual Arch Award

Doug Motz Doug Motz Candice Watkins receives fourth annual Arch Award

The 4th annual Arch Award winner was announced last Thursday at the Columbus Historical Society’s Savor the City Gala. Candice Watkins was chosen as the winner. This year’s nominees also included John Angelo, and Darci Congrove and John Pribble III. These distinguished community leaders were suggested by readers of Columbus Underground. Past Arch award recipients […]

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Nominees for 2013 Arch Award Selected

Doug Motz Doug Motz Nominees for 2013 Arch Award Selected

ColumbusUnderground.com and the Columbus Historical Society are pleased to announce the nominees for the 4th annual ARCH Award. This honor is annually bestowed to someone who is working hard for the betterment of Columbus. Potential recipients were nominated by the Columbus Underground community. From this prestigious group, this years nominees were selected by previous Arch […]

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Seeking Nominations for Columbus Arch Award 2013

Anne Evans Anne Evans Seeking Nominations for Columbus Arch Award 2013

Do you know someone who is an up and coming local person making modern day history in the City of Columbus? ColumbusUnderground.com, in partnership with the Columbus Historical Society, is seeking nominations for the Columbus Arch Award to recognize an individual working hard for the betterment of Columbus. Now in its fourth year, the “Arch […]

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Preservationists Work to Save Airport Landmark

Brent Warren Brent Warren Preservationists Work to Save Airport Landmark

A group of preservationists are making a push to save the original Port Columbus Air Terminal. The two-story, 9,000 square foot building was used as the main terminal for the airport from 1929 to 1958, although its historical significance extends beyond Columbus. The terminal hosted early aviation pioneers like Charles Lindberg and Amelia Earhart and […]

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