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.
For decades, the Franklin County Veterans Memorial complex has been a popular venue for all sorts of cultural performances and sporting events such as The Arnold Classic. But now that county commissioners plan to demolish the building to make way for a smaller memorial, regular patrons are looking for alternative spaces.
Franklin County Commissioners have cleared the way for demolition of Vet’s Memorial. It’s part of a project to spruce up the west side of the Scioto River. But some veterans are not happy, and at least one group may still try to stop it.
A group of veterans opposed to the demolition of Vets Memorial said it may try to stop the re-development plans by taking the issue to voters.