Columbus Neighborhoods

Big Walnut Country Club

Clip: Season 5 Episode 13 | 7m 24s

Discover the history of the first African-American recreation retreat in Columbus and one of the first African-American country clubs in the nation. Big Walnut Country Club was founded in Gahanna in the 1920s. Charlene Brown sits down with Gahanna Mayor Tom Kneeland and Niel Jurist, the city's public information manager, at Creekside Cafe in Downtown Gahanna to learn more.

Aired: 01/17/19

Rating: NR

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