Category Archives: sites

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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