Category Archives: Support OHS

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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URGENT: SENATE MAY END FUNDING FOR OHS LOCAL HISTORY AND EDUCATION

  On Friday, May 29, the Ohio Senate made big budget cuts that once again targeted the Ohio Historical Society. The Senate changes slashed funding for the Society from $13.56 million two years ago to $10 million for Fiscal Year … Continue reading

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