Category Archives: archaeology

Curators Working Together

At the Ohio History Connection our curatorial staff work in three disciplines, archaeology, history and natural history. We find, however, that there are not neat lines in between them and that we have a lot to learn by working together. For … Continue reading

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In April Learn More about Health and Wellness in History

During curators talks in April learn more about the dangers of severe weather, injuries to animals, the affect of the prehistoric diet on teeth and war gardens. April 5 Blown Away: 40th Anniversary of the Xenia Tornado On April 4, … Continue reading

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Look for the Adena Pot and the Clinton League Memory Book

The Ohio Historical Society staff has had a wonderful opportunity to assist and support our colleagues at WOSU Public Media in their ongoing project to preserve and celebrate the history of historic neighborhoods in Columbus. The eighth documentary in the … Continue reading

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OHS In the News

Our collections and curators are making headlines! The latest Columbus Dispatch column from our archaeology curator Brad Lepper: Old Farmstead’s Garbage is as Good as Any Diary Joe Blundo plugs our the Society’s Lustron House in his Sunday Column: Challenge … Continue reading

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Curators Talks on Saturdays at the Ohio Historical Center

Thinking of visiting the Ohio Historical Center? Free with admission are informal talks by our curators on a variety of timely topics. Where: Museum Floor of the Ohio Historical Center When:Saturdays at 2 PM September 21 On the Road with … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Amunet

For decades visitors to the Ohio Historical Society have been intrigued by the Egyptian mummy in a wooden coffin that was long on exhibit. Her identity and her life story were unknown. Recent research, tests and consultation with experts in … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

Archaeology Curator Brad Lepper’s Latest Column in the Columbus Dispatch Ancient Earthworks Share Similarities OHS Collections Were Featured in a Story about Early Football History of Pro Football in Ohio Some of the collections used by 10TV for their football … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

News from Sites The Ohio Historical Society takes Action After Serpent Mound Desecrated Artifact Preservation Civil War Group Plans Flag Restoration

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OHS in the News

*Archaeology curators Brad Lepper and Bill Pickard will participate in events related to an exhibit. Native American Artifacts on Display in Coshocton Co. *Learn more about OHS’ beginnings. How about ‘Mansfield — The Heart of History’? *Good news about our … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

Links to stories about OHS and Ohio history. *Brad Lepper’s latest column in the Sunday Columbus Dispatch Celebrating Ohio’s First Archaeology Curator Bonus: Here is a link to the finding aid for the Warren King Moorehead Papers in the Archives/Library … Continue reading

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