Category Archives: sites

Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma Cultural Exhibition, Saturday, July 28

Glenna Wallace, Chief of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma (ESTOO) and several other members of the tribe will be at the Ohio Village at the Ohio History Center next Saturday, July 28, 2012, at 3:00pm for a cultural exhibition … Continue reading

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Trying to Save the Ash Trees

High winds are not the only danger to trees in Ohio. If you look around your neighborhood you may see ash trees with dying branches. Throughout Ohio and other states ash trees are being attacked by the larvae of emerald … Continue reading

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Exhibits to See this Summer

Looking for something new to see this summer? If you are in Columbus our new exhibit The War of 1812: Ohio on the Front Line is open at the Ohio History Center! Why did the War start? Would you have … Continue reading

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OHS In the News and the Blogsphere

If you don’t get the Sunday Columbus Dispatch, here is your link to Brad Lepper’s archaeology column: New Tools Can’t Replace Excavation Speaking of the Columbus Dispatch, they recently wrote a nice editorial about the Ohio Village and our summer … Continue reading

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Commemorating the War of 1812

Ohioans have a long tradition of military service, but most of the wars we have participated in were not fought on our soil. The War of 1812 is the major exception. An article about the 200th Anniversary of the War … Continue reading

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May is Labor History Month

Learn more about Ohio’s proud manufacturing history at the Ohio Historical Society! See the new photography exhibit, Vistas and Visions in the third floor lobby of the Ohio Historical Center. These stunning images document the work force in some of … Continue reading

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OHS Sites are Great Sites for Bird Watching

The May/June issue of Bird Watchers Digest highlights OHS sites! Check out the article online: Mysterious Mounds: Birding the Ancient Ohio Trail The recommended sites are: Great Circle Earthworks and Octagon Earthworks in Newark, Ohio. Fort Hill near Hillsboro, Ohio. … Continue reading

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What Will We Learn about Serpent Mound in 2012?

Our archaeology curator, Brad Lepper, discusses the potential for using remote sensing to learn more about Serpent Mound in this round up of scientists in the Sunday Columbus Dispatch: New Year Holds Hope for Particles, Planets: Researchers are Eager to … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

It has been another busy week in Ohio history! Here are a few the things that made the news. John Switzer talks about the Fighting McCooks in his Sunday column in the Columbus Dispatch. McCooks Etched in Civil War Lore … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

History does not take the summer off! Brad Lepper has a Dispatch column this week. Debris Points to Lost Lake Sites Steve Stephens makes a discovery at the McCook House in Carrolton. Discoveries Map the Way to Happiness Mark Holbrook, … Continue reading

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