Category Archives: Military History

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Dec. 7, 2011, marks the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. In interviews from Ohio Historical Society collections, see and hear service members and those who were on the home front recall life during World War II. … Continue reading

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The Latest from Brad Lepper

Read Brad’s column and find out more about archaeology research at the site of Fort Recovery: Scientists Find More Secrets at Ohio Fort

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OHS in the News

History does not take the summer off! Brad Lepper has a Dispatch column this week. Debris Points to Lost Lake Sites Steve Stephens makes a discovery at the McCook House in Carrolton. Discoveries Map the Way to Happiness Mark Holbrook, … Continue reading

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Still spots open for exclusive, behind-the-scenes, Civil War tours!

There is still time to reserve your spot in the “Sneak Peeks: Behind the Scenes” tours of Civil War collections coming up in late July! Upcoming Dates: July 21, 6:30-9 pm and July 30, 1:30-4 pm Cost: $150 per person … Continue reading

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The Civil War in Sheet Music

The popular music of the United States is seldom appreciated for anything more than its entertainment value.  In addition to its importance as a recreational diversion, it is a reflection, not just of ever-changing musical fads and styles, but of … Continue reading

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Staff Talks at the Historical Center Continue in May

Our series of staff talks continues! Come to the Ohio Historical Center on Saturdays in May to learn more about archaeology, history and preservation. Programs are free with admission and start at 2:30 PM on the museum floor. Here are … Continue reading

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Forever Free Opens at the State Library

There will be a reception this evening to celebrate the opening of Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln’s Journey to Emancipation, a traveling exhibit at the State Library of Ohio. Wednesday, March 9, 2011 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM State Library of … Continue reading

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