Monthly Archives: June 2012

Adena Is “One of the Best and Most Tasty Houses” in Ohio

When I showed Nikolina a stained glass representation of the Ohio state seal at the Statehouse, I thought it had been far too long since our last visit to the landmark that inspired the view that the seal depicts. So … Continue reading

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Nikolina the Nordic Needle Nisse Visits Central Ohio

Nordic Needle is a business in Fargo, North Dakota that sells Hardanger embroidery and other types of needlework. Last summer, it invited interested customers to host a nisse named Nikolina for a short visit to their home. Nikolina’s hosts were … Continue reading

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My Campus Martius Scavenger Hunt Was Like Finding Paradise in the Ohio Valley

During a recent visit to the Worthington Historical Society’s gift shop in the Old Rectory on West New England Avenue, a Wedgwood transferware plate depicting Campus Martius caught my eye. Made in England for the Ohio Daughters of the American … Continue reading

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