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The Lost History of Hester Foster

Bucky Cutright Bucky Cutright The Lost History of Hester Foster

A short time ago a student approached the front desk at the Columbus Cultural Arts Center and asked if the building was haunted. She explained that she had just watched a female figure in 19th century clothing walk through the gallery. While that was unusual, but not outside the realm of possibility, she noticed further […]

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Apartments Planned for Historic Building that Tells the Story of a Neighborhood

Brent Warren Brent Warren Apartments Planned for Historic Building that Tells the Story of a Neighborhood

A plan to convert a historic building in Harrison West to residential use and to build new apartments behind it is moving forward. Together, the two buildings will bring a total of 55 apartment units to 875 Michigan Ave., the former headquarters of the International Derrick and Equipment Company (later known as IDECO). Built in […]

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The Confluence Cast: The History of 400 Square

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: The History of 400 Square

http://media.blubrry.com/confluence/p/theconfluencecast.com/episodes/96_400museum.mp3 There’s a rich history in Franklinton. This week, we dive into the origins of 400 West Rich and the larger 400 Square with the curator of their 400 History Show and Mini-Museum, Zach Henkel. We discuss the history of Franklinton, how the building has evolved over time, and what you can experience at the […]

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Before and After: Short North (Part 2)

Brent Warren Brent Warren Before and After: Short North (Part 2)

This installment of Before and After picks up where the inaugural effort left off, starting at First Avenue and continuing north up High Street to Fifth Avenue. Scroll down for a look at some of the more significant development projects within that stretch, along with pictures showing what was there before they were built. Donatos […]

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History and Haunts of Ft. Hayes

  History and Haunts of Ft. Hayes

Join WCBE, central Ohio’s original NPR station, and Columbus City Adventures as we explore the campus of Ft. Hayes. For almost 150 years Ft. Hayes served as an arsenal, recruiting, induction, and training center for the military. Today Ft. Hayes is owned by the Columbus City Schools and occupied by district offices, the Ft. Hayes […]

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Green Lawn Cemetery Bike Tour

  Green Lawn Cemetery Bike Tour

This is a bike tour and fundraiser. A portion of your registration fee supports restoration projects in the cemetery. This 2-hour tour starts and ends at Green Lawn Abbey – a short distance from the Green Lawn Cemetery entrance. We will traverse this iconic, 360-acre cemetery with historian Randy Rogers as your guide. The cemetery […]

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History and Haunts of Ft. Hayes

  History and Haunts of Ft. Hayes

Join WCBE, central Ohio’s original NPR station, and Columbus City Adventures as we explore the campus of Ft. Hayes. For almost 150 years Ft. Hayes served as an arsenal, recruiting, induction, and training center for the military. Today Ft. Hayes is owned by the Columbus City Schools and occupied by district offices, the Ft. Hayes […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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