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The American Soldier and Three More Exhibits are Opening Friday

Are you making plans for the 4th of July weekend? The traveling photography exhibit, The American Soldier, opens on Friday, July 1 at the Ohio History Center. We also have three OHS produced exhibits opening with a military history theme: … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month is Not Over Yet!

Here are some more fun facts about women in Ohio history. Where did the Temperance Crusade begin? In December 1873 Eliza Jane Trimble Thompson lead the women of Hillsboro, Ohio to protest the sale of alcohol in the town. The … Continue reading

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Collections Cataloged and Available

The Manuscripts and Visual Resources Team at the Ohio Historical Society is pleased to announce that a variety of collections are now cataloged and available to researchers. These original manuscript and photographic collections are housed at the Ohio Historical Center … Continue reading

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Get Your Archaeology Fix

Our own Brad Lepper, curator of archaeology, has a new Dispatch column this week. Did Cultures Mingle or Develop on Their Own?

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How Do Historians Rank the Ohio Presidents?

While Ohio has been the home of eight presidents, how do historians generally rank their work as chief executive? Read more about the debate in the Sunday Dispatch: Ohio’s Pipeline to Presidency Long Ago Went Dry

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African American Manuscript Collections at OHS

In honor of African American History Month, I wanted to share some of the unique manuscript collections in the OHS Archives that tell the stories of African American Ohioans. They are available to researchers in the Archives/Library reading room at … Continue reading

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Fun For a Friday Afternoon

There are many famous and remarkable people from Ohio. Who would you pick for the 100 Greatest Ohioans? Columbus Alive has chosen their top 100 Buckeyes. Check out their list and see if you agree. We have photographs and other … Continue reading

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