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Who Turned on the Lights?

The Surprising History of Christmas Lights, Untangled.
Posted by Amanda Martin on December 05, 2018 in  History  Holiday
It’s December and the signs of the season are upon us with holiday décor and snow covering pretty much everything. One of the most popular things to see around this time is Christmas lights, both inside the house and out. Almost everyone is familiar with the bright glow emanating from many a home strung up in lights. What may be less familiar to folks though is the story behind this tradition. When you stop to think about it, it is an odd thing to do, so why do we put up lights? It all started with the... read more
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GOBBLE! GOBBLE!

How well do you know the turkey?
Posted by Alpha Kane on November 21, 2018 in  History  Holiday
It is a proven fact that the turkey is the main dish during Thanksgiving, that’s the first thing that comes to everyone’s minds when Thanksgiving rolls around. Everyone wants the biggest possible turkey money can buy, but how well do we really know about the most popular food during thanksgiving? Before you go turkey hunting this year here is a little history about how the turkey became a legendary bird backed by some interesting facts. Why do we eat turkey at Thanksgiving? We are still not sure whethe... read more
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This year Coldwell Banker Heritage is celebrating 50 wonderful years as a company. A few weeks ago, everyone gathered at Polen Farms to enjoy amazing music, fun conversation and delicious food. Gem, from the Dayton Dragons, also made an appearance being her ever so sassy self. She got the kids dancing and energized the crowd! The bounce house was filled with laughter of all ages, even the adults were joining in. The photo booth was full of fun hats and gadgets to make the evening more memorable. In 50 years, Coldw... read more
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Visit Springfield!

A Few of Springfield's Treasures to See
Posted by Laura Quinn on January 27, 2017 in  Events  History  Lifestyle  Local  Springfield
Photo credit: The Chamber of Greater Springfield and Rod Hatfield If you’ve never been to Springfield, Ohio, it’s time to start planning your visit for 2017. Prior to starting work in our Springfield Coldwell Banker Heritage Roediger office, I can say that I’d definitely been missing out on all the city has to offer! Springfield is rich in history, culture, fun and more. From the popular Frank Lloyd Wright Westcott House to the Eco Sports Corridor, there really is something for everyone.... read more
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Aged to Perfection: The 1940s Home

1940s Homes in Dayton, OH
Posted by Laura Quinn on May 09, 2016 in  Dayton  Dayton Is Home  Design  History  Home Decor  Lifestyle  Real Estate
There are few things that Daytonians love to brag on more than our rich and extensive history. Yes, there are a variety of different factors that make Dayton one of the greatest cities on earth (hello! craft beer, doughnuts, and all things aviation!), but few that hold the same weight as our contributions to American history (lookin' at you, Wright Bothers). Truth is, Dayton has been setting standards since 1796, when the Thompson Party realized that Cincinnati just ain’t all that (sorry Cincy lover... read more
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