• Born out of the canal system, the railroads across the eastern half of the United States took advantage of the canal towpaths to lay down tracks for the next form of transportation in the mid 1800s…[View More]

  • In 1863 Confederate General John Hunt Morgan assembled over 2500 men and began a raid throughout Indiana & Ohio taking hundreds of prisoners. But after most of his men had been intercepted by U…[View More]

  • A popular vacation spot in west central Ohio is Indian Lake. Just east of the lake you can find the Bickham Covered Bridge where people fish in its shadow. Here’s the story behind the bridge …[View More]

  • In northeastern Ohio in the small town of Leetonia you’ll find the Cherry Valley Coke Ovens constructed around 1866. One of the largest such facilities in the nation, these ovens were designe…[View More]

  • Founded in the early 1800s, Lawrenceburg, Indiana is the river town that wouldn’t give up. Battered by multiple floods in the 1800s and early 1900s, this town has come back and is now a histo…[View More]

  • Built in 1904 this steel through truss bridge has been moved from it’s original location to it’s current location.

  • The Kemper Road Bridge in Sharonville, Ohio was built in 1936 out of the Works Progress Administration. Thousands of WPA projects like this bridge came about in the 1930s due to the Great Depressio…[View More]

  • Built in 1888 by the Queen City Bridge Company, the Blome Road Bridge is thought to be the only remaining structure designed by this company.

  • Built in 1916, this is only one of 3 Parker Truss bridges still standing in Rush County, Indiana.

  • Built in 1914 the Aurora Public Library strongly resembles a Carnegie Library, however it was funded by Georgiana Sutton a local resident of Aurora.