Category Archives: History

The Ohio Theatre

Welcome to the Ohio Theatre!  Designed by Scottish born architect, Thomas W. Lamb, who wanted it to be a palace for the average man.  It opened in 1928 as a Lowe’s movie house with it’s own orchestra and theatre organ.  … Continue reading

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The Southern Theatre

Next on our open house tour of the Columbus Association for the Performing Arts theatre tour is the Southern Theatere   This theatre opened September 21, 1896 and is Columbus’ oldest existing theatre and listed on the National Register of Historic … Continue reading

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The Palace Theatre

The Palace Theatre was a 1926 vaudeville house with an interior designed with inspiration from the Palais de Versailles in France.  In 2018 a $6 million dollar renovation (which included a new roof, high efficiency heating and some work on … Continue reading

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Attending the Theater

This past weekend we were fortunate to be able to participate in a free open house for the three historical Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) theaters.  Here is a welcome image to the first of theaters, the Palace.  Now … Continue reading

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Pie

Located at the confluence of the Fremont River and Sulphur Creek is the settlement of Fruita, Utah.  Fruita was founded by a group of Mormons in 1880 and was abandoned in 1955 when the national park services purchased the town … Continue reading

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A foggy castle

I’ve been traveling back down memory lane this week to when we were in Scotland this time last year.  There are soooo many photos that I still have to share with you and eventually I will get to them.  Here … Continue reading

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Memorial Day and memories sparked by the movie Battleship

(This is a repost from 2012 with some editing) Today is Memorial Day;  a day when we here in the states honor and remember those men and women who have served in the various branches of the military and ultimately … Continue reading

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