Ohio Country Lake Vintage Postcard

This beautiful vintage postcard from 1910 shows a lake in Ohio on a lovely Autumn day. One can see a boat ready to be rowed out onto the lake with cows and ducks plodding along the shore. The autumn colors of the trees are reflected in the water of the lake making this a beautiful […]

John D. Rockefeller Home Vintage Postcard

This 1912 vintage postcard shows the John D. Rockefeller Home in Cleveland, Ohio which was used as the Rockefeller’s summer home. John D. Rockefeller was the founder of Standard Oil Company and revolutionized the oil industry through his efforts in modernizing equipment and opening new shipping methods. Rockefeller also is know for his philanthropy and […]

The Citadel Vintage Postcard

This vintage postcard shows The Citadel in Columbus, Ohio by night. The postcard has captured the lights shining out from the tower and colorful signs along the side of the building as they reflect into the water of the Scioto River. Originally called “A. I. U. Citadel”, The Citadel, of Columbus, Ohio stands 555.5 feet […]

State of Ohio Office Building Vintage Postcard

This 1948 vintage postcard of Columbus, Ohio shows the “new” State of Ohio Office Building located on the Scioto River front. The original postcard read, “It harmonizes with the public buildings comprising the Civic Center Group. Seventeen different departments of the State of Ohio Government together with the State Library are located in this building.” […]

History of Ohio

In the mid-17th century when the Iroquois confederation depleted the beaver and other game in the New York region, they launched a war known as the Beaver Wars. The Iroquois sought to expand their territory and monopolize the fur trade between European markets and the tribes of the western Great Lakes region. They destroyed their […]