Shared experience enhances our sense of space.
Over the summer, I had the opportunity to attend the annual Franklinton Board of Trade Gala, held at COSI.
That night’s keynote speaker was the well-known Central Ohio journalist, legislator, and author Michael Curtin. His remarks that evening struck a chord with me, and I asked him to recite them again here for Confluence Cast listeners.
Mike’s speech touches on the impact Franklinton had on him, the local figures who ascended in their careers despite humble beginnings, and the role that Franklinton has had in molding the broader Columbus community.
I hope this episode instills in listeners what it did for me: A greater sense of the city’s rich history and our opportunity to find a place in that history.
Mike was also kind enough to stick around for a more in-depth interview. Tune in next week to hear that conversation.
Full transcript on page 2.