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The House of Tomorrow: A house made of glass

The House of Tomorrow: A house made of glass

The House of Tomorrow by Leah Konicki Looking at the Future Through Glass The House of Tomorrow, a three-story twelve-sided house with walls made of glass, is perhaps the most innovative house of the Century of Progress houses.  Known also as the Glass House, it was...

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The Wieboldt-Rostone House: A house not made of stone

The Wieboldt-Rostone House: A house not made of stone

The Wieboldt-Rostone House by Leah Konicki A Showcase for a New Material The fourth house at the site is the Wieboldt-Rostone House. This two-story house is framed in steel and clad with artificial stone. This house was designed by Indiana architect Walter Scholer....

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Florida Tropical House: A house made of stucco

Florida Tropical House: A house made of stucco

The Florida Tropical House by Leah Konicki Showcasing a State The state of Florida sponsored this house to showcase Florida and to promote tourism to the state. It was the only state-sponsored house in the original exhibition. Originally known as the Florida House,...

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Cypress Log House: A house built of logs

Cypress Log House: A house built of logs

The Cypress Log House by Leah Konicki Longevity in a Traditional Way The Cypress Log House was sponsored by the Southern Cypress Manufacturers’ Association of Jacksonville, Florida. Unlike the other houses included in the exhibit, this house was not built of...

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The Armco-Ferro House: A house made of steel

The Armco-Ferro House: A house made of steel

The Armco-Ferro House by Leah Konicki A House Made of Steel (with Ohio Connections) The Armco-Ferro House was jointly sponsored by the American Rolling Company, better known as Armco, from Middletown, Ohio, and the Ferro Enamel Corporation of Cleveland. The companies...

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Homes of Tomorrow at Indiana Dunes

Homes of Tomorrow at Indiana Dunes

Homes of Tomorrow at Indiana Dunes by Leah J. Konicki Century of Progress Houses Moved to Indiana Tucked away in a quiet spot along the shore of Lake Michigan in the Indiana Dunes National Park is a cluster of unique houses. Now listed in the National Register of...

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Revisiting the Towpath of the Ohio and Erie Canal

Revisiting the Towpath of the Ohio and Erie Canal

Investigating the archaeology of the Towpath of the Ohio and Erie Canal in Summit County, Ohio by David F. Klinge, MA, RPA Mitigating the adverse effects of modern environmental requirements with archaeological investigation of the Towpath of the Ohio and Erie Canal...

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100th ANNIVERSARY OF WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE

100th ANNIVERSARY OF WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE

By Ann Cramer, Hocking County Historical Society.    This month we mark the centennial of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which established women’s right to vote, or suffrage.  For almost a century of discussions, protests, and movements, the 19th...

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