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Historic Lafayette Hotel, Marietta, Ohio ~ a nice to stay while going antiquing for the weekend. 101 Front Street

Historic Lafayette Hotel, Marietta, Ohio ~ a nice to stay while going antiquing for the weekend. 101 Front Street

Leveque Tower  I remember when this was the only "skyscraper" in Columbus

Leveque Tower I remember when this was the only "skyscraper" in Columbus

Schoenbrunn Village showcases the history of Ohio - it was the state's first settlement. You can find it inside Ohio's Amish Country!

Schoenbrunn Village showcases the history of Ohio - it was the state's first settlement. You can find it inside Ohio's Amish Country!

"Reed's Read": Travel Treasures Close to Home: Ohio's President Rutherford B. Hayes home in Fremont, OH

"Reed's Read": Travel Treasures Close to Home: Ohio's President Rutherford B. Hayes home in Fremont, OH

That's right - we don't let just anybody in!

That's right - we don't let just anybody in!

John P. Parker was a slave in Alabama prior to 1845; however, he was apprenticed as an iron molder and raised the necessary money to purchase his freedom. He left Alabama and settled in Ripley, Ohio, in 1845, where he lived until his death in 1900. Parker is credited with aiding 400 slaves escaping through Ripley on the Underground Railroad. Parker was also influential in recruiting African American troops for the Twenty-seventh Volunteer Infantry Regiment in Ripley.

John P. Parker was a slave in Alabama prior to 1845; however, he was apprenticed as an iron molder and raised the necessary money to purchase his freedom. He left Alabama and settled in Ripley, Ohio, in 1845, where he lived until his death in 1900. Parker is credited with aiding 400 slaves escaping through Ripley on the Underground Railroad. Parker was also influential in recruiting African American troops for the Twenty-seventh Volunteer Infantry Regiment in Ripley.

Here’s how the NFL took its initial steps in Dayton at its inaugural football game more than 90 autumns ago. | Ohio History | OhioMagazine.com

Here’s how the NFL took its initial steps in Dayton at its inaugural football game more than 90 autumns ago. | Ohio History | OhioMagazine.com

Official AAFC Championship Program, Browns vs Yankees, December 14, 1947

Official AAFC Championship Program, Browns vs Yankees, December 14, 1947

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