History & Education

Our Stories Illuminated

Our Stories Illuminated

Two Nights showcasing Columbus IN 200 Years Together: Our Stories Illuminated 4th Street Comes Alive With History On Thursday, September 23 and Friday, September 24, the Ulrich Building on Fourth Street between Washington and Franklin, will light up with memories and...
Hometown Hero, Clessie Cummins

Hometown Hero, Clessie Cummins

By Connie Nimmo Thorn  Columbus, Indiana, is home to many big names, but one name has defined the entrepreneurial spirit of the community: Cummins. Clessie Lyle Cummins’ story starts in rural Indiana where he built his first steam engine at 11 years old. A few years...
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