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Citizenship & Service: A Panel Discussion with Women Veterans


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Women make up nearly 10 percent of the U.S. veteran population and are the fastest growing group within the veteran community, yet they remain mostly invisible in society. In recognition of their service and the centennial of women’s suffrage, a group of community and Ohio University sponsors are holding a panel discussion with women veterans on… Read More

Inventor, Businessman, Activist: The Remarkable Life Of Ohio Valley Native Garrett Morgan

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On the night of July 24, 1916, a natural gas explosion near Cleveland trapped workers in a waterworks tunnel beneath Lake Erie. Rescuers sent in to recover the trapped men were themselves felled by “noxious fumes.” The Cleveland authorities knew just who to call: Garrett Morgan, an inventor who had recently given a demonstration of… Read More

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Solstice Watch


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One function of the large earthwork complexes, such as the one found at Marietta, was to track the passage of seasons through astronomical observations. Aligned along the parallel walls of “Sacra Via” is the winter solstice sunset. On December 21st at 4pm we will hold a solstice sunset watch at Sacra Via Park (between Third… Read More

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8th Annual Appalachia Heritage Luncheon


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  Columbus, OH – Heritage Ohio and Ohio Hill Country Heritage Area will hold the eighth annual Appalachia Heritage Luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 10 a.m. at the Ohio Statehouse Atrium, located at 1 Capitol Square. The luncheon’s focus is to give Appalachian businesses and organizations that have done remarkable work to the benefit… Read More

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Christmas Tea & Tour


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Come celebrate Christmas at The Castle. Enjoy Victorian Christmas sweets and tea with friends and family. A tour of The Castle decked out in all of its Christmas finery is included. Reservations required by December 11th.