Category Archives: Current News

We Are Architecturally Significant

The Ohio Historical Society inhabits one of Columbus’ most architecturally significant buildings and are proud to have another currently on display. The American Association of Architects Columbus has a assembled a list of 64 Columbus buildings in 4 categories. With … 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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October is American Archives Month

October is the month that archivists in Ohio and across the nation work together to promote the value of the information and services we provide our users. One of our traditional Archives Month activities is for each state to create … Continue reading

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Meet Jackie Mayer, Miss America 1963, at the Ohio History Center

Meet Jackie Mayer, Miss America 1963, at the Ohio History Center Join Sandusky native and former Miss Ohio and Miss America Jackie Mayer in a discussion about her fascinating life. She will tell the story of her transformational rise to … Continue reading

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Tribal Representatives to Speak for Native American Week

Celebrate Native American Week in Ohio! The Ohio Historical Society with the direction of Sharon Dean, Director of Museum and Library Services, is actively building relationships with the federally recognized Native American tribes from Ohio. She will be joined at … 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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Ask A Curator Day is Back for 2013

Ask a Curator Day is Back! On Wednesday, September 18, 2013 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 … Continue reading

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OHS Curators to Host Reddit Ask Me Anything

Have any questions for Ohio Historical Society curators? Curators from Natural History, Archaeology, and History will be hosting an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on the popular social media forum Reddit. We will be answering questions about museum collections and … Continue reading

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If you like the Collections blog…

…you definitely want to check out the Ohio Historical Society’s Natural History Blog. Curators Bob Glotzhober and David Dyer are writing about fascinating topics, like their ongoing efforts to battle the invasive emerald ash borer and save ash trees at … Continue reading

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“Who Do You Think You Are?” Features Ohio History Center

Watch Who Do You Think You Are? on July 23rd! Earlier this year the Ohio History Center welcomed some very special guests, Kelly Clarkson and the crew of TLC’s popular show, Who Do You Think You Are? It turns out … Continue reading

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