Category Archives: Exhibits

Last Chance to See Exhibit

This is the last weekend to see the exhibit “Every Place I Have Ever Lived” by Chuck Mintz at the Ohio History Center. This exhibit is a photographic journey to the neighborhoods Mintz lived throughout his life, including his boyhood … Continue reading

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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

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New Items on the Floor

We recently added two new items to the History Mall here at OHS!  We purchased two Ohio made pieces at auction recently and couldn’t wait to share them with our visitors.  The pieces include a blue, Zoar-made box and a … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

Check out this article about the Society’s newest acquisition and upcoming 1950s exhibit in the Dispatch! Prefab Steel Home Gives Peek at 50s Life

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Myth Busting: Electric Chair Edition

Was the builder of the electric chair also executed with it? Search the Internet and one can find the macabre tale of Charles Justice, who built the electric chair while imprisoned at the Ohio Penitentiary and was later executed in … Continue reading

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Exhibit Opening: “Every Place I Have Ever Lived”

Please join us this Saturday, November 19th for the opening of a new exhibit in the 3rd Floor Lobby (just outside the Research Room) Presented by Cleveland artist Charles J. Mintz, this exhibit is a photographic journey to the neighborhoods … Continue reading

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It’s All About Archaeology in October

October is Archaeology Month. Our new archaeology exhibit, Following in Ancient Footsteps, opens on Saturday, October 15th at the Ohio History Center in Columbus with a full day of programming: 10:30 AM The Moorehead Circle at Fort Ancient: Preliminary Results … Continue reading

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