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Happy Belated, Columbus!

Happy Belated 202nd Birthday, Columbus!

FYI: Columbus’s b-day is February 14, 1812…how cool is that?!

For more info re: Columbus history, visit the Columbus Historical Society site and Columbus Memory’s timeline of Columbus history.

I thought I would share a few amazing pictures I found of Columbus history:

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Overlooking High Street, by the Statehouse: Photo credit here.

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President Woodrow Wilson parading through Columbus in 1919 (Arena arch, hello! It was once part of Union Station): Photo credit here.

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Streetcars on High Street: Photo credit here.

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Busy sidewalk of High Street: Photo credit here.

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President Abraham Lincoln’s body made a stop at the Statehouse before his burial: Photo credit here.

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The Ohio State Fair: Photo credit here.

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