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“The Fiery Orb Darkened”

This past Monday marked a remarkable astronomical event that you have probably heard about in the news if you didn’t see it …

Happy Birthday, Lucy!

This Sunday, August 28, is the 185th birthday of Lucy Webb Hayes, the wife of Ohio governor and president Rutherford B. Hayes. …

Who Was Samuel Medary?

Praised by Democrats, denigrated by Whigs and Republicans, and a household name to all, Samuel Medary–the “Old Wheel-horse of Democracy”– was a …

A Christmas Gift for President Lincoln

The period of November 15th through December 21st, 2014, marks the 150th anniversary of Major General (and native Ohioan) William Tecumseh Sherman’s …

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is next week, and whether  you’re eating turkey, turducken or tofurkey, chances are you’ll be spending the day with some of …