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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) …

Columbus Bicentennial: City of the Future

  Fifty years ago–during Columbus’s sesquicentennial–the October 14th issue of Columbus Dispatch Magazine included an interesting feature looking at the “Columbus of …

Columbus Day 2012

  The Ohio History Center will be closed on Monday, October 8th in recognition of Columbus Day, a day which memorializes Christopher …

Ohio Train Wrecks

Columbus made headlines this past Wednesday, July 11th, when a Norfolk Southern train heading from Chicago to North Carolina derailed just moments …

Fire at the Ohio Pen

April 21 marked the somber anniversary of one of the most deadly disasters in Ohio’s history–the Ohio Penitentiary Fire of 1930. 82 …

Columbus Bicentennial: OSU Edition

In the second installment of our Columbus bicentennial series, which looks at the capital city’s landmarks through the years, we’d like to …