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Friday, October 19, 2018

History of Syracuse as a Sundown Town

Any use of racial profanities or language of that sort in this article is used in quotations from articles on the subject and do...

50 years of Meigs Local and Marauder football recognized

POMEROY, Ohio – Proclamations were made in celebration of a milestone for Meigs Local School District, noting 50 years this fall. In 1967 Meigs Local...

URG brings world history to the community

RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are dedicated to keeping the history and heritage of Southeastern...

Remembering the architect of Rio Basketball, John Newton ‘Newt’ Oliver

RIO GRANDE, Ohio - John Newton "Newt" Oliver, the architect behind the Rio Grande College men's basketball teams from 1952-54 which were led by...

Congressman Johnson tours Chester Courthouse

CHESTER - Congressman Bill Johnson visited Meigs County's first courthouse Thursday afternoon. Congressman Johnson toured the Chester Courthouse along with members of the Chester-Shade Historical...

The true story on Nelson Story

This week in my American History class at Southern High School, I started a chapter on settling the west. Topics include things like The...

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center adds new displays for Black History...

CINCINNATI, Ohio – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center has prepared new exhibits and programming for Black History Month and will feature student art...

Flag Day history

MID OHIO VALLEY – It is Flag Day. Among other days of the year, it is customary to fly high the American flag on...

Sharing the history of Pomeroy’s First Ward and Meigs County black...

POMEROY – Meigs County black history was the topic of a recent lecture by a Universiyt of Rio Grande student and county resident. University of...

Hours extended for Star Wars exhibition at Cincinnati Museum Center

See over 70 iconic costumes A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY - The clock is ticking left to be able to visit some of film's most...

Steamboats once a common sight on the Ohio River

On Thursday, July 17, 2018 my wife and I, along with our friend Gary Coleman, ventured to Huntington, West Virginia, and spent the afternoon...

Rare and exclusive copy of 17th century First Folio featured in...

CINCINNATI, Ohio - Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is pleased to announce Shakespeare and the Queen City , a temporary exhibition featuring an original First...

Racine American Legion to hold Memorial Day program

RACINE, Ohio - Each year the Racine American Legion hosts a Memorial Day program. The program will be held at the Legion Post in Racine...

Remembering a servant: Robert “Bob” Byer

On June 21, 2018 the family and friends of Robert E. “Bob” Byer said their final farewells as he was laid to rest. More...

The sporting career of Walter “Mother” Watson

When writing these articles, I typically have a topic or a person in mind, and then when I begin to write it, typically history...

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