Category Archives: Programs

Open House at Octagon Earthworks

Visit Octagon Earthworks this Sunday! Brad Lepper, OHS archaeology curator, will be leading tours from 12 – 4 PM. There will also be crafts, storytelling and spear-throwing demonstrations. If you go: Admission is free. Located at North 33rd St. and … Continue reading

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Columbus Neighborhoods Series Continues on WOSU

The German Village episode of the Columbus Neighborhoods series premiers on Thursday October 21 at 9pm. The Ohio Historical Society was happy to provide historical photographs for this production.

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Two Upcoming Geneaology Workshops

There two geneaology workshops left in our 2010 series. The Cornerstone of Geneaology This course establishes the foundation for all further geneaological research. It provides the beginning geneaologist or family historian with the scope, understanding, and sources of information used … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget!

Tommorrow is Archaeology Day at the Ohio Historical Center! Please plan on joining us at the Ohio Historical Center tomorrow night, Thursday October 7th from 7:00 to 9:00 PM in Classroom 1, for a series of programs highlighting archaeological research … Continue reading

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Stories of Our Lives

Home Movie Day Returns October 16 Why do archives collect and preserve old home movies? Film archivists and historians have long appreciated home movies as records of everyday life. Most were made by amateur cinematographers and viewed by families and … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars

The Ohio Historical Society celebrates Ohio Archaeology Month with an evening of free presentations. Thursday, October 7 Classroom 1 at the Ohio Historical Center I-71 and 17th Avenue in Columbus 7:00pm: Dr. Robert Riordan, Wright State University: The Moorehead Circle … Continue reading

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Thursday at the Fair

There are four more days left to come visit us at the fair! Schedule for Thursday, August 5th: 11 AM Up in the Air, Ohio’s History of Flight 12 PM Courage in the Skies, A Visit with a Tuskegee Airman … Continue reading

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Monday at the Fair

It’s the beginning of a new week and we have a packed schedule! The schedule for Monday, August 2 includes: 11 AM How Do Collections Come to the Ohio Historical Society? 12 PM Billy Yank, Life a Union Soldier 1 … Continue reading

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Friday at the Fair

Corn dog: $3.00 Large Lemon Shake-Up: $6.00 Learning More about Ohio History: Absolutely Free! The schedule for Friday, July 30 includes: 11 AM Caring For Your Family Photographs 12 PM For Such a Time as This, A Visit with Salmon … Continue reading

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Thursday at the Fair

Beat the heat in the Bricker building and check out the OHS booth.   The schedule for Thursday, July 29 includes: 11 AM Mr. Lincoln’s Camera Man, Matthew Brady 12 PM Shadows and Light, Early Photographs in OHS Archives 1 … Continue reading

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