Category Archives: Programs

Saturdays are Hopping at the Historical Center

If you are looking for something to do on a rainy April afternoon, stop by the Ohio Historical Center. In addition to our new exhibit, Controversy: Pieces You Don’t Normally See, there will be programs or discussion sessions every Saturday … Continue reading

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Civil War Commemoration Kicks Off on April 10

The Ohio Civil War 150 Committee and the Ohio Historical Society cordially invites you to attend the kick-off celebration of Ohio’s commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. There will be a muster event held on Sunday, April … Continue reading

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New Exhibit Opening April 1

Controversy: Pieces that You Don’t Normally See Controversy: Pieces You Don’t Normally See is opening Friday, April 1, 2011, at the Ohio Historical Center in Columbus, Ohio. The exhibit is an innovative departure from previous exhibits in that it focuses … Continue reading

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Bring Your Hard Hat

The McCook House is undergoing major renovations. Take a behind the scenes tour with project architect Chris Buchanan to see what is being done to preserve this historic home. Date: Saturday, January 22 Time: 2 PM Location: 15 S. Lisbon … Continue reading

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Vote OHS for Best Museum in Columbus

The Ohio Historical Society has been nominated as a contender for best museum in Columbus by Columbus Alive! Take the poll and vote for us. Voting goes through February 28. Pass it on to your family and friends and ask … Continue reading

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It’s Official!

The Ohio Historical Society has been reaccredited by the American Association of Museums. Six OHS historic sites and museums have been accredited for the first time: Adena Mansion Gardens in Chillicothe Armstrong Air & Space Museum in Wapakoneta Campus Martius … Continue reading

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Give the Gift of History – Genealogy

Give the gift of family history this year! The Ohio Historical Society Archives/Library (OHS), the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society (FCGHS) and the Columbus Metropolitan Library jointly offer a series of programs designed to introduce family history researchers to … Continue reading

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Help History Day win a $50,000 grant from Pepsi!

Great News! National History Day in Ohio was accepted to compete for a $50,000 Pepsi Refresh grant. Here’s how you can help Go to Pepsi Refresh online and vote for National History Day in Ohio. In order to vote, you … Continue reading

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Ohioans Were There

Ohioans have a long tradition of military service beginning with the Revolutionary War. Since World War II, American soldiers have served throughout the world – from the beaches of Normandy to the deserts of Iraq and the mountains of Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Need Some R & R?

Recycle and Revisit! Drop off your campaign signs to be recycled between 8 AM and 12 PM in the north parking lot of the Ohio Historical Center. If you have not been to the Historical Center recently, then come on … Continue reading

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