Category Archives: Programs

Getting to Know Amunet

For decades visitors to the Ohio Historical Society have been intrigued by the Egyptian mummy in a wooden coffin that was long on exhibit. Her identity and her life story were unknown. Recent research, tests and consultation with experts in … 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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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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Two Genealogy Workshops in July

There are two genealogy workshops that you can take in July! Getting the Most From Online Sources The World Wide Web has been a boon to family historians, allowing “touch of a button” access to all sorts of information. But … Continue reading

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Digitizing Your Family History Workshop

Digitizing Your Family History Pictures, pixels, memory cards, storage: what do you do with all those great digital memories? This course provides an introduction to digitization for family historians. Learn how to select a scanner, basic scanning techniques, and software … Continue reading

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African American Genealogical Resources Workshop

African American Genealogical Resources Thirty-five years ago Alex Haley’s Roots prompted an unanticipated surge in peoples’ desire to examine their roots. While Haley’s efforts were directed toward developing his own ancestry, his narrative ignited a passion for family research in … Continue reading

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50 Years Ago in Sandusky

In November 1962 there was a great celebration in Sandusky, Ohio when local resident Jackie Mayer came home after being crowned Miss America. Press and corporate sponsors descended on this small town that previously was known as a vacation destination … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

The White Castle “Cravers” were here. White Castle Inducts Cravers from California to New York OHS stafff Chris Buchanan and Tom Rieder were interviewed during a recent visit from NBC4 meteorologist Ben Gelber. Historic Home Lifted for Flood Protection News … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

*Archaeology curators Brad Lepper and Bill Pickard will participate in events related to an exhibit. Native American Artifacts on Display in Coshocton Co. *Learn more about OHS’ beginnings. How about ‘Mansfield — The Heart of History’? *Good news about our … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

More news about OHS programs and sites! Programs this Week *Thursday, Septebmer 27 Bridging the Divide, An Adult Conversation about Ohio Politics, for a Change **We will have a selection of political memorabilia from the Historical Society’s collections on display … Continue reading

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