Category Archives: Curators

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

Posted in collections, Curators, Current News, sites | Leave a comment

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

Posted in archaeology, collections, Curators, Current News | Leave a comment

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

Posted in archaeology, Curators, Current News, sites | 1 Comment

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

Posted in archaeology, collections, Controversy 2 Exhibition, Curators, Current News | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Curators, Newspapers | Leave a comment

The Titanic’s 100th Anniversary

Exactly one hundred years ago, the RMS Titanic was powering across the Atlanic on its maiden voyage towards New York City.    From the moment in 1908 that the White Star Line announced the construction of the Titanic, and her … Continue reading

Posted in collections, Curators, Newspapers | Leave a comment

Webinars on Controversy

Controversy 2: Pieces We Don’t Talk About is a thought provoking new exhibit at the Ohio History Center in Columbus, OH.  The exhibit features five challenging objects from Ohio Historical Society collections that focus on the nature of stereotypes and … Continue reading

Posted in Controversy 2 Exhibition, Curators, Exhibits | Leave a comment

A Bit of Information About Controversy 2

Republished from Echos More Controversy is coming to the Ohio History Center museum.  Following the success of the innovative exhibit Controversy: Pieces You Don’t Normally See, a second round opens in February.  The new exhibit focuses on the nature of … Continue reading

Posted in Controversy 2 Exhibition, Controversy Exhibition, Curators, Current News, Programs | Tagged | Leave a comment

We Were on the Channel 4 News with Ben Gelber!

In the capitol city we have been busy celebrating our 200th anniversary this week. Channel 4 meteorologist Ben Gelber stopped by the Ohio Historical Society on Thursday, February 16 to find out how the weather relates to the founding of … Continue reading

Posted in collections, Curators, Current News | Leave a comment

Can you? Your Thoughts

Last week our curatorial staff posted a photograph of a mystery object in our collection.  So far here is what you thought based on Blog and Facebook responses (results are only from our Facebook page and not from any personal … Continue reading

Posted in collections, Curators | 2 Comments