Category Archives: Support OHS

View of 1913 Flood in Columbus Might be New Addition

NBC4 reporter Marshall McPeek visited OHS on Tuesday, May 10 and did not come empty handed. He brought a panoramic view of the terrible damage that the 1913 flood had on Columbus, including the destruction of bridges on Town, Main … Continue reading

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Civil War Commemoration Kicks Off on April 10

The Ohio Civil War 150 Committee and the Ohio Historical Society cordially invites you to attend the kick-off celebration of Ohio’s commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. There will be a muster event held on Sunday, April … Continue reading

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1803 Designs has New T-Shirts!

Do you have the ‘Wright’ stuff? Do you heart Ulysses S. Grant? Check out the new t-shirts at 1803 Designs! You can select the color and style of your shirt. Proceeds benefit the Ohio Historical Society in our mission to … Continue reading

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Vote OHS for Best Museum in Columbus

The Ohio Historical Society has been nominated as a contender for best museum in Columbus by Columbus Alive! Take the poll and vote for us. Voting goes through February 28. Pass it on to your family and friends and ask … 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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Two More Civil War Battle Flags to be Conserved

Efforts to preserve Ohio’s Civil War battle flags continue. Curators transported two flags to Textile Preservation Associates in Ranson, West Virginia for conservation treatment on September 28. Read more about the conservation work in the Columbus Dispatch: Two Worn Civil … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

At OHS we are keeping warm by keeping busy!  Here are links to recent news stories about OHS. Our marketing manager Mark Holbrook shared stories about William McKinley’s service in the Civil War and the Underground Railroad in northeastern Ohio … Continue reading

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OhioPix for the Holidays

Looking for a unique holiday gift?  Would your favorite Buckeye fan like a historic photograph of Ohio Stadium?  Do you know any Civil War buffs who would appreciate images of Abraham Lincoln or one of Ohio’s famous generals?  The OhioPix … Continue reading

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Bingo Says Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July from Bingo the Bicentennial Dog! If you don’t feel inclined to dress up your pets, there are many other ways to celebrate the 4th of July and support Ohio history.  You can attend  The Glorious Fourth … Continue reading

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Ohio History in Danger

Governor Strickland has recommended cutting more than $6 million dollars from the Ohio Historical Society budget. This is a decrease of 45% from our funding level in 2008. Our funding had not been this low since 1986! The state budget … Continue reading

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