Category Archives: Programs

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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Two New Dates for Behind the Scenes Tours

Our “Behind the Scenes” tour of Civil War collections is booked for June, but we have added two more dates in late July! Although most of the American Civil War was fought outside of Ohio’s borders, more than 300,000 Ohioans … Continue reading

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Stay Cool on Saturdays in June at the Ohio Historical Center

If you are looking for a way to beat the heat in June, visit the Ohio Historical Center. In addition to our new exhibit, Controversy: Pieces You Don’t Normally See, there will be staff talks on the museum floor every … 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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Traveling Exhibit: Ohio & the Civil War, 150 Years Later

How did a song shape the Civil War? Which Ohioan was almost single-handedly responsible for the Union Army’s financial stability? The Civil War 150th Anniversary traveling exhibit, Ohio & the Civil War, 150 Years Later is a new exhibit produced … Continue reading

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