Category Archives: Exhibits

OHS In the News

We are making news! Columbus First has an article about the Lustron Corporation and our upcoming exhibit: Shaping Columbus: Carl Stradlund, Founder of Lustron Corp WOSU takes you on the road to Fort Meigs, our War of 1812 site Perrysburg: … Continue reading

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Exhibits to See this Summer

Looking for something new to see this summer? If you are in Columbus our new exhibit The War of 1812: Ohio on the Front Line is open at the Ohio History Center! Why did the War start? Would you have … Continue reading

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Commemorating the War of 1812

Ohioans have a long tradition of military service, but most of the wars we have participated in were not fought on our soil. The War of 1812 is the major exception. An article about the 200th Anniversary of the War … Continue reading

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May is Labor History Month

Learn more about Ohio’s proud manufacturing history at the Ohio Historical Society! See the new photography exhibit, Vistas and Visions in the third floor lobby of the Ohio Historical Center. These stunning images document the work force in some of … 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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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

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Controversy 2 Review on “The Big Think”

We were so excited to read the review of Controversy 2: Pieces We Don’t Talk About that we forgot to post it! Columnist Bob Duggan wrote about the exhibit, “the organizers don’t just dare to touch the third rail but … Continue reading

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