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There is Time Left to Vote

Columbus Parent has a Best of Columbus online poll. Vote for the Ohio Historical Center in the best museum category!

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Archaeology in the News

Archaeology curator Brad Lepper has his regular Sunday column in the Columbus Dispatch: Adena Groups Had Own Burial Practices Brad was also recently in the Coshocton area to give a lecture about the Newark Holy Stones: Curator Lectures about Newark … 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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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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Serpent Mound Rocks!

Serpent Mound Recognized As Great Wonder Of Ancient World in a special edition of National Geographic magazine. Serpent Mound sits on a plateau overlooking the Brush Creek Valley in Adams County, Ohio. The serpent, which is nearly a quarter mile … Continue reading

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Brad Lepper in the Sunday Dispatch

Double Take Brad Lepper, Curator of Archaeology, has his regular Sunday column: Archaeology: Materials Dispute Woodland Decline and he is quoted in John Switzer’s column: Serpent Mound Shows Monsters Have Long Been With Us

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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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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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OHS in the News

We can’t stop talking about Devo! Devo Do-Over: Influential Band Gains New Wave of Attention with Album and Exhibit California Chronicle Free admission to the Ohio Historical Center on Saturdays in August. Put Some History Into Your Summer Fun: Travel … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

The Ohio Historical Center celebrates its 40th anniversary and a determined researcher finds a treasured object at the Harding Home. 40 Years Later, Ohio Historical Center Still Provokes Strong Reactions Columbus Dispatch Great-Granddaughter Tracks Down Presidential Cane, Search Leads Family … Continue reading

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