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OHS in the News

There is no summer lull at OHS! New Exhibit Opening at Fort Recovery Museum July 11 Repairs Continue on the W.P. Snyder, Jr. Canal Legacy Still Strong in Ohio What Makes Something Historic? Devo at OHS on Ohio Channel

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There is Still Time to Vote!

Voting Ends on Saturday, June 12 You have one week left to cast your vote for the man or woman who will represent Ohio in Statuary Hall. There are several ways to submit your ballot: Visit one of 36 Ohio … Continue reading

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Read More About It: Rankin House in the News

The Rankin House, an Ohio Historical Society site, in Ripley, Ohio has been making the news. The house, which sits on a hill overlooking the Ohio River, was the home of abolitionists John and Jean Rankin. Recent excavation work has … Continue reading

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OHS Sites are Blue Star Museums

On Active Duty? Active-duty military families can visit many Ohio Historical Society sites free of charge now through Labor Day. The sites listed below are participating in the Blue Star Museums program: Armstrong Air and Space Museum, Wapakoneta Campus Martius … Continue reading

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A Community’s Gift

Marietta Exhibits Silver from USS Marietta A silver service from the USS Marietta, a gunboat commissioned in 1897 and decommissioned in 1919, is now on exhibit at the Ohio River Museum in Marietta. The citizens of Marietta raised funds to … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

OHS sites and programs are active all over the state! Ohio Honors Forgotten Psychiatric Patients Two new historical markers placed at Toledo cemeteries. Dayton Daily News Area Civil War Legacy Revealed OHS, the Ohio Humanities Council, and Cleveland State University’s … Continue reading

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Site exhibit gets a facelift

April 19-21, a small team of Curatorial and Exhibit staff from the Ohio Historical Center traveled to the the National Road and Zane Grey Museum to update the Zanesville Pottery exhibit. Working with material that was already at the museum, … Continue reading

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Extra! Extra!

OHS in the News Brad Lepper, curator of archaeology, has a column in the Insight section of the Sunday Columbus Dispatch, Ohio’s Earthworks Among Nation’s Best. He explains the significance of Ohio archaeology and why seven of Ohio’s sites are … Continue reading

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Cast Your Vote for Who Will Represent Ohio in Statuary Hall

Who is the best choice to represent Ohio? Beginning this Saturday you can cast your vote for the person who will replace former Governor William Allen as Ohio’s second statue in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill.  Unlike regular elections, there is … Continue reading

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And the countdown begins with 10

The Tenth Most Embarrassing Moment of Ohio History is… 10. Ohio Antiquities are Treasured … in London Chillicothe (January 1864). Edwin Davis, Chillicothe physician and co-author with Ephraim Squier of Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley (the first publication of … Continue reading

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