Category Archives: archaeology

Ohio’s Mounds are Works of Art

Check out Brad Lepper’s latest column in the Columbus Dispatch: Ohio’s Mounds are Works of Art

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Saturdays are Hopping at the Historical Center

If you are looking for something to do on a rainy April afternoon, stop by the Ohio Historical Center. In addition to our new exhibit, Controversy: Pieces You Don’t Normally See, there will be programs or discussion sessions every Saturday … Continue reading

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Archaeology in the News

Archaeology curator Brad Lepper has his regular Sunday column in the Columbus Dispatch: Adena Groups Had Own Burial Practices Brad was also recently in the Coshocton area to give a lecture about the Newark Holy Stones: Curator Lectures about Newark … 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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Archaeological Unknowns

Often, we think of history by the “known” information, but one of the things that has drawn many of us to chose history as a profession is the mystery of the unknown.  Seeking out new information, gleaning clues from the … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

Read Brad Lepper’s latest column in the Dispatch: Measuring a Society’s Political Evolution

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Serpent Mound Rocks!

Serpent Mound Recognized As Great Wonder Of Ancient World in a special edition of National Geographic magazine. Serpent Mound sits on a plateau overlooking the Brush Creek Valley in Adams County, Ohio. The serpent, which is nearly a quarter mile … Continue reading

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Brad Lepper in the Sunday Dispatch

Double Take Brad Lepper, Curator of Archaeology, has his regular Sunday column: Archaeology: Materials Dispute Woodland Decline and he is quoted in John Switzer’s column: Serpent Mound Shows Monsters Have Long Been With Us

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Open House at Octagon Earthworks

Visit Octagon Earthworks this Sunday! Brad Lepper, OHS archaeology curator, will be leading tours from 12 – 4 PM. There will also be crafts, storytelling and spear-throwing demonstrations. If you go: Admission is free. Located at North 33rd St. and … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget!

Tommorrow is Archaeology Day at the Ohio Historical Center! Please plan on joining us at the Ohio Historical Center tomorrow night, Thursday October 7th from 7:00 to 9:00 PM in Classroom 1, for a series of programs highlighting archaeological research … Continue reading

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