Category Archives: Current News

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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Ohio History in the News

Ohio Historical Society programs, sites and staff are making news! News from Archaeology Summer Field School at the Johnston Farm & Indian Agency Unearthing History at Johnston Farm Portland, Ohio Prepares for Commemoration of Civil War Battle this Weekend Ceremony … Continue reading

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Remembering Morgan’s Raid

In the summer of 1863 Confederate General John Hunt Morgan led his cavalry on a raid through Ohio that caused panic among Ohioans and a problem for the Union Army. Morgan crossed the Ohio-Indiana border with approximately 2,000 soldiers near … Continue reading

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1950s: Building the American Dream Opens Saturday, July 13

The newest exhibit at the Ohio History Center is getting local and national press coverage. Read about it and see it for yourself on Saturday. *New York Times’s article *Columbus Dispatch feature *All Sides with Ann Fisher on WOSU *Retrorennovation.com … Continue reading

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New Application for History Fund Grants Available

Good news! The grant application for the 2013 Ohio History Fund is now available. Click here for the application and grant guidelines. Potential applicants are encouraged to attend a webinar about the grant program. This webinar will walk History Fund … Continue reading

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