Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Upper Arlington’s Historic Hutchinson House Reduced To Rubble
A day after the demolition of the historic Hutchinson house in Upper Arlington, the director of the city’s historical society says stones from the home will be saved. Kate Kallmes hopes a monument can be erected in a city park with a plaque explaining the house’s significance.
“We’re trying to see how we can salvage what is left – take the stones and make something out of them,” Kallmes says. “And also this is a great opportunity to educate people and we can stop it from happening again. It’s really quite a pity.”
The house was built in 1821 on the east bank of the Scioto River. It was the first stone home built in what became Upper Arlington.