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We Shall Remember Them: How Columbus Remembered The Great War

April 1 - May 31
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This group of eight new WWI exhibits explores the postwar world of Columbus and shows what veterans did when they returned, how the city honored its soldiers, and how the war changed the city forever.

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Crooked River Contrasts (MetroHealth)

April 1 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
MetroHealth Main Campus, 2500 Metrohealth Drive
Cleveland, OH 44109 United States
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A multimedia exhibit that tells an extraordinary story of resilience around the Cuyahoga River. For the first time, connect with the river’s complex history, from early days through its rebirth since the infamous 1969 burning. Five renowned Ohio photographers contrast their views with video, interactive kiosks and historical images.

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Come Together: Historic Churches of North Canton

April 5 @ 12:00 am - May 30 @ 12:00 am
North Canton Heritage Society, 200 Charlotte St NW STE 102
Canton, OH 44720-2404 United States
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Come Together: Historic Churches of North Canton opens April 5 and runs through May 30, 2019.  The North Canton Heritage Society will have special hours on Saturday, April 6, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm, and April 7 from noon to 4:00 p.m.. After that, the exhibit will be open during normal hours (noon to 4:00 […]

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For Comfort and Convenience: Public Charity in Ohio By Way of the Poor Farm

April 11 @ 12:00 am - December 12 @ 12:00 am
Wood County Historical Society, 13660 County Home RD
Bowling Green, OH 43402-9281 United States
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For Comfort and Convenience: Public Charity in Ohio by Way of the Poor Farm, features 120 documentary photographs of and objects from former public charity sites in Ohio. The exhibit examines the establishment of the poor farm, its rebranding in 1850s as the infirmary, and again in 1919 as the county home, by exploring the […]

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Crooked River Contrasts (Akron)

April 13 @ 12:00 am - May 18 @ 12:00 am
Summit Artspace, 40 E Market St,
Akron, 44308 United States
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A multimedia exhibit that tells an extraordinary story of resilience around the Cuyahoga River. For the first time, connect with the river’s complex history, from early days through its rebirth since the infamous 1969 burning. Five renowned Ohio photographers contrast their views with video, interactive kiosks and historical images. The event is available for viewing […]

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Ohio Pioneers: “From such beginnings, much may be expected”

April 15 @ 12:00 am - October 15 @ 12:00 am
Marietta College Legacy Library, 215 5th St.
Marietta, OH 45750-4033 United States
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Taking its subtitle from a quote by George Washington, this exhibit by Marietta College's Legacy Library features original artwork and key historical documents that focus on the initial expansion of the country from the original states into the old Northwest with the establishment of Marietta, the first permanent settlement in the territory northwest of the […]

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Crooked River Contrasts (Case Western Reserve University)

April 15 @ 8:00 am - September 2 @ 8:00 pm
Case Western Reserve University, Kelvin Smith Library Gallery, 11055 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106-1713 United States
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A multimedia exhibit that tells an extraordinary story of resilience around the Cuyahoga River. For the first time, connect with the river’s complex history, from early days through its rebirth since the infamous 1969 burning. Five renowned Ohio photographers contrast their views with video, interactive kiosks and historical images.

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6:00 pm

Fallingwater: An Icon of The Modern Movement

May 16 @ 6:00 pm
Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E Broad St
Columbus, OH 43215-3823 United States
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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, arguably the most famous house of the modern era, will be the subject of a lecture presentation by the museum’s former director, Lynda Waggoner. Join us to hear the story of how in the midst of the Great Depression this extraordinary building came into being, reviving the flagging career of Wright […]

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7:00 pm

Les Benedict — Abraham Lincoln and Constitutional Politics in the Civil War Era

May 16 @ 7:00 pm
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 230 2nd St
Marietta, OH 45750 United States
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The Civil War raised a number of constitutional issues surrounding the powers of the presidency and civil liberties, besides the great one of whether a state had the authority to secede from the Union.  Nowadays, Americans often concede final authority to the Supreme Court to decide the meaning of the Constitution.  But in the nineteenth […]

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