OHS in the News

More news about OHS programs and sites!

Programs this Week

*Thursday, Septebmer 27
Bridging the Divide, An Adult Conversation about Ohio Politics, for a Change
**We will have a selection of political memorabilia from the Historical Society’s collections on display before the program.

*September 28, 29 and 30
A Place to Remember

News from Sites

Chief Logan Speech Anniversary from WBEX AM

Photograph of Logan Elm on June 11, 1899. At this site Chief Logan of the Mingo Tribe delivered his powerful speech on relations between white settlers and Native Americans in 1774. The tree, once considered one of the largest elm trees in the country, was removed in 1964 after being damaged by storms.

*Archaeology Day at the Campus Martius Museum in Marietta was a success!
Digging Right In from the Parkersburg News and Sentinel

About this event, Bill Pickard, assistant curator of archaeology said:

“Kids don’t get a good handle on pre-history or history, but being involved in something like this event gives them the appreciation that something happened in the world before now.”

*Repairs and new exhibits are underway at the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center in Wilberforce.
Afro-American Museum to Spend $1.5 Million on New Exhibit from the Dayton Daily News

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