Category Archives: Programs

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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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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