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Thanks to all who participated in our May 7th dedication celebration at Miller Park!

This carriage step is an original historic artifact from the Miller farm. A large portion of this farmland was purchased by King & Ben Thompson in 1913 in order to develop Upper Arlington. Learn more about the step, the Miller family, and the pavers that frame the step from the permanent display sign at Miller Park.

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Recognizing Our TrollEy SPONSORS

We extend a heartfelt "THANK YOU!" to these businesses who are supporting our 2016-2017 Spirit of Community trolley tours, especially to Our Lead Sponsor, The Arlington Bank, and our Supporting Sponsors, The Wellington School and The Wine Bistro.  

See all our sponsors here. As you frequent these businesses in our community, please let them know how much their investment in The Upper Arlington Historical Society is appreciated!

See photos from the April 22, 2017 tour.

What a Gem of a morning!

Over 25 members of the Upper Arlington Historical Society and their guests enjoyed a special presentation from Dick Argo on Saturday, January 28th, in the Argo & Lehne Jewelers showroom, at 3100 Tremont Road. Dick recalled the history of Argo & Lehne in the Columbus area, his involvement in the business, and overall trends in jewelry over the years.  

Thanks to Michelle Berger and Jane Jentgen for coordinating this free-of-charge event for members. See this blog for more details about the event and Argo & Lehne's history.

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Upper Arlington's Centenial Celebration

Don't miss out the once in a lifetime opportunity to help plan Upper Arlington's Centennial Celebration. Organizational meetings have already begun but it isn't too late to make an impact and help all Arlingtonians celebrate a memorable 100 years of central Ohio history. For more information follow this link to the official website.

the upper arlington historical society extends a "Thank you" to...

  • Jane Jentgen, for providing outstanding leadership and service to the Society in her role as Events Chair. We wish her well in her new work endeavors.
  • Jeff Prescott, for dedicating his time and talents to jump-starting our new website process.