History of Upper Arlington

Friday, November 3 - 10:00 AM

History with Ed Lentz
Ed Lentz is an historian of America and Central Ohio with degrees from Princeton and OSU. He worked with the Ohio Historical Society and is the Director of the Columbus Landmarks Foundation.

$5/class day of, exact change please

History of Upper Arlington

553542 A: 10/20, UA’s Beginnings
The land the glacier left, the Mound Builders and their heirs, revolution and resettlement with land grants.

553543 A: 10/27, A Pleasant Spot
The story of a state, a country, a township and a capital city. A likely speculation and a Civil War. The story of Henry Miller who buys a farm.

553544 A: 11/3, The Country Club District
How and why the suburbs grew. Where and when the suburbs grew. The practical dream of the Thompson Brothers.

553545 A: 11/17, A Special Place Called Upper Arlington
An ambitious start with streets and houses. Camp Willis appeared as an interruption to development. World War I and the founding of a village.

553546 A: 11/24, A Village in the Making
A government in form and substance with schools, churches and Mercantile. A place in print, Norwester to news.

553547 A: 12/1, A City in Central Ohio
World War II and after. Growth in size and complexity. A continuity of spirit in Upper Arlington today.

$5/class day of, exact change please


1945 Ridgeview Road
Upper Arlington, OH 43221
Event Type
Senior Citizen


City of Upper Arlington - Senior Center

Date / Time

Friday, November 3, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Senior Center Staff
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