Category Archives: Programs

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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There is Still Time to Register!

See Two Hundred Years of Political Memorabilia on a “Sneak Peek” Tour of the Archives Stacks. Ohio politics are colorful and our state has long had a role on the national political stage. This tour will take you to rarely … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

Read about our exhibits and programs! Current Exhibits Columbus Alive has an article about the new photography exhibit Open Spaces, Weathered Faces Upcoming Events Outlook and Tech Columbus have articles about the panel discussion Bridging the Political Divide Just for … Continue reading

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SNEAK PEEK TOURS GO BEHIND THE SCENES

Tours Start September 22 Ever wondered where we keep all the things in our collections when they’re not on display in the museum or in use in the research room, two areas of the Ohio History Center that visitors normally … Continue reading

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Another Great Genealogy Workshop this Saturday

Family History Sources at the Ohio History Center This course offers an in-depth look at Ohio History Center holdings and their use in genealogy. Areas include Ohio public records, historical manuscript and audiovisual sources, and newspapers. This session is ideal … 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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Your Ohio Tax Refund Can Make History!

An Ohio tax refund can MAKE HISTORY when a portion is donated to the Ohio Historical Society for the new History Grants Fund.   Ohioans have a new and important way to demonstrate their support for history and historic preservation … Continue reading

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