Category Archives: Curators

We’re in for #AskaCurator Day

On Wednesday, September 19, 2012 curators from around the world will be answering questions from the public via Twitter for Ask a Curator Day.  And our own OHS curators will be joining in on the fun! How does it work? By … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie

To celebrate the 199th anniversary of the American victory at the Battle of Lake Erie, the Ohio Statehouse organized a presentation about the War of 1812. The Statehouse requested that OHS staff bring artifacts related to the Treaty of Greene … Continue reading

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SNEAK PEEK TOURS GO BEHIND THE SCENES

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

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Brad Lepper’s Latest Column

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!

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Trying to Save the Ash Trees

High winds are not the only danger to trees in Ohio. If you look around your neighborhood you may see ash trees with dying branches. Throughout Ohio and other states ash trees are being attacked by the larvae of emerald … Continue reading

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OHS In the News and the Blogsphere

If you don’t get the Sunday Columbus Dispatch, here is your link to Brad Lepper’s archaeology column: New Tools Can’t Replace Excavation Speaking of the Columbus Dispatch, they recently wrote a nice editorial about the Ohio Village and our summer … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

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

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OHS Sites are Great Sites for Bird Watching

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

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OHS in the News

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

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Women and children first

On April 15, 1912, when the Titanic sank to the bottom of the icy northern Atlantic Ocean, it took some 1,500 lives with it. The ship’s captain, Edward John Smith, American businessman John Jacob Astor IV, shipbuilder Thomas Andrews, Jr., … Continue reading

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