Blog Entries - tag: 'Ohio'

International History: Apollo 11 Launches

Posted on: July 16, 2019
Tags: Ohio, moon, on this day, Ohioan, space

Today in History: 50 years ago, at 9:02am, Apollo 11 lifted off toward its mission to the moon. No one knew if it would be successful, and, if it was, if Aldrin and Armstrong would return from the moon's surface. Nixon even had two speeches drafted; one, if

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Golden Lamb

Local History: The Golden Lamb

Posted on: June 11, 2019
Tags: history, Ohio, Lebanon, local, Golden Lamb, Mainstreet

Jonas Seaman traveled from New Jersey to the Ohio Country and bought a $4 license to operate a “house of Public Entertainment” on Broadway in the newly-founded village of Lebanon in 1803. He probably never have imagined that more than

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Marcus Mote

Local History: Marcus Mote

Marcus Mote (1817-1898) was a natural born painter and photographer. For a man who never had a lesson in his life, he was remarkable. Born to a Quaker family of farmers in West Milton, Ohio. As a child, he would go into the woods to

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