Category Archives: archaeology
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 … Continue reading
Tours Start September 22 Ever wondered where we keep all the things in our collections when they’re not on display in the museum or in use in the research room, two areas of the Ohio History Center that visitors normally … Continue reading
Here is a link to archaeology curator Brad Lepper’s most recent column in the Columbus Dispatch: For Indians, Ax Marked First Chapter of Disaster Enjoy!
The Ohio Historical Society is partnering with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center to apply the latest medical technology to uncover the story of Nesykhonsupashery, a young woman who lived and died in ancient Egypt during the reign of … Continue reading
Read about new hours for Ohio Village this summer and Brad Lepper’s latest column. Ohio Village to Reopen to Public Archaeology Useless? Not in Educated Society
What a find! OHS Archaeologist found an unpublished manuscript in collections recently and has written up a post about it over on the Ohio Archaeology Blog.
OHS continues to build bridges with federally-recognized Native American tribes connected to Ohio. On Friday, we were visited by tribal citizens of the Seneca-Cayuga, Wyandot, and Delaware tribes. Many of the people who came were members of the Seneca-Cayuga language class, taught … Continue reading
The May/June issue of Bird Watchers Digest highlights OHS sites! Check out the article online: Mysterious Mounds: Birding the Ancient Ohio Trail The recommended sites are: Great Circle Earthworks and Octagon Earthworks in Newark, Ohio. Fort Hill near Hillsboro, Ohio. … Continue reading
OHS staff and collections have been making news! Archaeology curator Brad Lepper has a new column in the Columbus Dispatch: Paleo-Indian Site Might Demonstrate Early Ritual OHIOFUSION has an article about the Gay Ohio History Iniative: Collecting a Community with … Continue reading
Ohio Historical Society Archaeologist, and all around nice guy, Brad Lepper discusses pilgrimage in his most recent article for the Columbus Dispatch. For more information check out his expanded post at our Archaeology Blog.