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In Search Of Ohio Relics

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea In Search Of Ohio Relics

Relic Hunter When Icy Blu Daniel goes looking for the forgotten places of Ohio, she’s looking for holes. Specifically, holes in a roof, which are usually a good indicator that a house is abandoned. So are clumps of trees close to a structure, the sort of thing a homeowner would generally cut down. From her […]

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Third Salon at Mac-O-Chee

  Third Salon at Mac-O-Chee

In honor of the centennial anniversary of Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt’s death, the Third Salon at Mac-O-Chee will feature three speakers, all of whom work together to return Piatt to her former glory. Ohio State University professor Dr. Elizabeth Renker will be talking about Piatt, as well as the craft and methods involved in writing […]

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Central Ohio’s Sordid History of Grave Robbing

Bucky Cutright Bucky Cutright Central Ohio’s Sordid History of Grave Robbing

September in Columbus can be magical. Students have returned to school with fresh optimism for the upcoming year. The heat and humidity of the Ohio summer have wound down and, as a majority of the city’s population prepares to scream themselves hoarse cheering on the Buckeyes, so draws to a close the city’s summer festival […]

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The Trove of Ancient Monuments in Columbus’ Backyard

Bucky Cutright Bucky Cutright The Trove of Ancient Monuments in Columbus’ Backyard

When you think of ancient sacred monuments, what places come to mind? Machu Picchu? Angkor Wat? Stonehenge? Giza?  How about Ohio? That’s right. Ohio. Not only has the Buckeye state produced ideas like the lightbulb, bubble gum and flight, along with a preponderance of presidents and astronauts, but it’s also home to spectacular structures from […]

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Modo Yoga at the Abbey

  Modo Yoga at the Abbey

Please join yogi master, Chad Underwood, from Modo Yoga Columbus at the historical Green Lawn Abbey for an easy flow yoga session for yogis of all levels. Please bring your own mat. 6:30pm – 7:30pm Yoga 7:30pm – 8:30pm Tour the Abbey Tickets are $10 advance purchase ($15 at the door) – advance purchase recommended […]

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The Confluence Cast: Ohio v. the World

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Ohio v. the World

Ohio’s place in history is often relegated to a few events or trivial facts. Local attorney Alex Hastie and his podcast, Ohio v. the World, are seeking to change that. With in-depth interviews on Ohio’s influence on our society, Hastie digs deep to show his love of history and his home state. We sat down […]

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WWI Program Closing Address & Armistice Day Celebration

  WWI Program Closing Address & Armistice Day Celebration

Please join Columbus Historical Society to mark the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. We will gather in Memorial Hall’s atrium to view newly unveiled commemorative artifacts and then hear Dr. Julie Mujic discuss the historical significance of memorialization and CHS’s efforts over the last year to uncover Columbus memory about […]

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