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Lazarus Memories

  As the holiday season wraps up, many of us have spent the last few weeks recalling fond memories of years past. …

Art Work of Columbus

I’m not a native of Columbus. In fact, I’m not a native Ohioan, either. I was born in California and only moved …

How’s The Weather?

From January 1838 to June 1844, Zachariah Mills, the fourth State Librarian of Ohio, diligently logged the temperature and weather conditions in …

See It Then, See It Now!

Ever wonder what a significant site in your city looked like 100 years ago? With the newest Learning Resource now available on …

Happy Birthday, Mr. Thurber!

Tomorrow, December 8th, is the birthday of one of Columbus’s most famous native sons–humorist, illustrator and author James Thurber. In the preface …

Prison Break 1863

An exciting chapter in Ohio history unfolded almost 150 years ago this past Wednesday when John Hunt Morgan (of Morgan’s Raid fame) …