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Columbus After WWI: Local Historians Consider WWI’s Impact at the Centennial

  Columbus After WWI: Local Historians Consider WWI’s Impact at the Centennial

Panel Moderator: Dr. Megan Threlkeld, Denison University Panelists: Nancy Recchie, Jeff Darbee, Barbara Powers, and Dennis Keesee This event features four prominent local historians, who will discuss the impact of WWI on the built landscape of Columbus. The event is free, but registration is required. THIS PROGRAM IS MADE POSSIBLE IN PART BY OHIO HUMANITIES, […]

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History Lesson: Celebrating the history of the Jai Lai restaurant

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: Celebrating the history of the Jai Lai restaurant

Columbus was recently “noticed” by Forbes Travel guides as being a secret food city and the coffee lovers website Sprudge.com just proclaimed our fair metropolitan as an underrated coffee city. So it should really come as no surprise that we have been a terrific restaurant city for years. One of our fabled restaurants, Marzetti’s, was […]

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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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History Lesson: Icons of the Ohio State Fair

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: Icons of the Ohio State Fair

The Ohio State Fair is now in full swing and there is seemingly something for everyone. For the foodie, there is Honey tasting from 9:00 – 5:00 at the DiSalle Center. For the Art Lover, there are guided talks of Ohio State Fair award-winning artwork at 11:00 and 3:00 at the Cox Fine Arts Center. […]

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