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Coming soon! The story of the Portsmouth Post Office (built, 1935) and its Depression Era murals by Clarence Holbrook Carter and Richard Zoellner. Find the highwater marker near the front entrance, step into the lobby, and see Portsmouth's first…

Coming soon! The history of logging in Shawnee State Forest and the story of Save Our Shawnee Forest, a local grassroots organization working to document the effects of the state’s logging practices. Visit the site of a recent logging operation…

Coming soon! The story of Friendly Grove, the pioneer home of Robert Lucas, Ohio Governor and one of the founders of the national Democratic Party. Located on the outskirts of Piketon, the former seat of Pike County, where Lucas settled after…

Coming soon! The story of Adena, the mansion and gardens of Thomas Worthington, Ohio’s sixth governor. Here one can look out across the Scioto Valley to Mt. Logan and see the Great Seal of the State of Ohio come alive. One morning in 1803,…

Coming soon! The story of the Rev. Dyer Burgess, a radical abolitionist and operator on the Underground Railroad, who made this humble house his home, while serving the West Union Presbyterian Church.

Coming soon! The story of the West Union Presbyterian Church, which is considered the oldest church building in Ohio that ... is still used as a house of worship. The church is often called the 'Church of the Governors,' as Ohio's second governor,…

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