The Columbus Dispatch, "Ohio's Greatest Home Newspaper," has been publishing from Columbus, Ohio, since 1871.
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From the Dispatch archives…
On July 7, 1953 — exactly 59 years ago — these picnickers were on a family outing on the banks of the Scioto River. The picnic facilities at parks along the Scioto had just been expanded and improved with new outdoor ovens and picnic tables.