The 25th Anniversary of the Renovation of the Ohio Statehouse was celebrated on Nov. 17, 2021. The Capitol Square Foundation hosted the event with historic panel discussions.
A Journalists Roundtable with former Ohio Statehouse Reporters featured panelists Lee Leonard, Bill Cohen, Joe Hallett, Alan Johnson, and Tim Miller; and was moderated by Ann Fisher
The 25th Anniversary Program included a video remembrance of the Renovation and those who helped make it possible.
The Statehouse Renovation Panel was
Governor Richard F. Celeste, Senator Richard Finan, Robert Loversidge - Architect of the Capitol, Brian Perera - representing Statehouse staff, and Peter Crusse - representing Statehouse construction workers. It was moderated by former Representative Mike Curtin.
The Civil War cannon was fired by 1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery A, the Statehouse reenactors, who were also celebrating their 25th anniversary.
The event was supported by Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board, and filmed by The Ohio Channel. Thank you to all the sponsors and donors and attendees.