Cleaning Up The Hay In The Fields – Circa 1865

Written / Photography Andrew Livelsberger  What’s that?  Not enough hay in the loft!  Let’s go back to the field and get some more! Background:Slate Run Metro Park while a fantastic local park in it’s own right, also houses the wonderful Living Historical Farm.   We visit their quite often as there always seems to be…

Franklinton – The Origin Of Columbus

Written & Photos by: Andrew Livelsberger Background: Lucas Sullivant lead a team of 20 men in 1795, commissioned to survey the west side of the Olentangy and Scioto river confluences.  Sullivant was paid in land, receiving 6000 acres.  Sullivant went to Kentucky, where he courted/marries the daughter of his mentor, Colonel William Starling(American Revolution). After…

Greenlawn Cemetery

Written and Photography by: Andrew Livelsberger Background:Established in 1848 and located on Greenlawn Avenue in Columbus, you will be immediately taken by the layout and buildings of this local final resting place.It is one of the oldest cemeteries in Ohio and the resting place of a few famous people as well. Greenlawn Cemetery was setup…