Features

Legacy of a Legend: Remembering Tecumseh

Credit: Getty Images With its tattered seat and uneven slats, the ladderback chair looks rather uncomfortable, but it was pioneer James Galloway's best chair. "Since this was the ‘guest chair,' it's...

On a mission: MMS Aviation

The staff at MMS Aviation, from CEO Phil Maddux on down, is fully funded by donations from hundreds of congregations, individuals, and businesses around the world. In the Christian mission field, it can be...

Just for show

Photo courtesy of Barhorst Belgians Belgians — those big draft horses with gentle dispositions — are beautiful. Just ask brothers George and Ted Barhorst of Fort Loramie. The Barhorst family was...

Ohio’s Prairie Peddler

Photo by Chip Gross North America's prairies once stretched from the foothills of the Rocky Mountains east into western Ohio, a staggering 1 million square miles or more of native grasslands that covered a...

Ohio Icon: Fort Recovery State Museum

Fort Recovery (Photo by Damaine Vonada) Location: In the village of Fort Recovery, the site near the Wabash River where General "Mad" Anthony Wayne ordered the construction of Fort Recovery in...

Marblehead Lighthouse: Lake Erie Icon

Marblehead Lighthouse on the shores of Lake Erie (Photo by Chip Gross) What is it that attracts us to lighthouses? Could it be their immovable stability in an ever-changing world? Mute guides to somehow...

A matter of trust

Constant variety is one great thing about DeChant Farms, which boasts more than 20 crops and other delectables throughout the season. (Photo by James Proffitt) A card table laden with amber honey, a small...

Cruise-ins: Car shows near you

Photo by Damaine Vonada Baseball may be the national pastime, but cruise-ins are Ohio's obsession. From spring through fall, anybody and everybody — towns, museums, businesses, and even wineries —...

Sensational sunflowers

Music box sunflower (photo by Rick Wetherbee) With dazzling blooms that come in an ever-changing palette of sun-drenched colors, the once-towering native plant of the Americas is turning heads in a big,...

The Indian Art of Robert Griffing

Robert Griffing Where others see modern-day cities, he sees ancient Indian villages. Where others see today's crop fields, he sees vast virgin forests. In short, Robert Griffing sees Ohio as it was long...