OHS in the News

At OHS we are keeping warm by keeping busy!  Here are links to recent news stories about OHS.

Our marketing manager Mark Holbrook shared stories about William McKinley’s service in the Civil War and the Underground Railroad in northeastern Ohio at the Congress Lake Country Club.

McKinley Tales from the Civil War Live on at Event

http://www.ohio.com/lifestyle/81940382.html

Bob Glotzhober, our senior curator of natural history, will be the keynote speeker at an upcoming symposium.  His topic is “The Landscape and Wildlife of Frontier Ohio.”

Beech Creek Garden Symposium Set for Feb. 20

http://www.cantonrep.com/news/x745463268/Beech-Creek-Garden-Symposium-set-for-Feb-20

In his weekly commentary, Columbus Dispatch columnist John Switzer interviews Bill Pickard, assistant archaeology curator, about the continuing archaeology work at Pickawillany, a historic village of the Miami Tribe, that was attacked by French soldiers and their Native American allies in 1752. 

John Switzer Commentary: Indian Attack a Big Moment in Ohio History

http://www.dispatch.com/live/content/local_news/stories/2010/01/17/john17.ART_ART_01-17-10_B2_O0GAU1Q.html?sid=101

The passage of House Bill 75, that would create a tax check off program for Ohioans to donate to historical organizations continues to get positive coverage.

Recently Passed Bills Address Many Subjects

http://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/518830.html?nav=5006

The Marietta Register reports the latest news on OHS’ participation in the National Digital Newspaper Project.

Historic Ohio Newspapers Now Online at the Library of Congress

http://www.mariettaregister.com/index.php?content=1695

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