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Do Your Toys Have an Ohio Connection?

Toys are a 22.09 billion dollar industry a year in the United States. The highest number of toy sales traditionally happens in December, as families across the United States prepare to celebrate the holidays. Ohio has long been at the … Continue reading

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Elijah Pierce Pieces Now on Exhibit!

At the Ohio History Center, new objects are constantly being changed out for preservation and to help us better tell the story of Ohio’s history. Recently, four pieces created by Elijah Pierce were added to the History Mall on the … Continue reading

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Greene County Records Center and Archives Receives Achievement Award

The Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board (OHRAB) is pleased to recognize the Greene County Records Center and Archives as its 2014 Achievement Award recipient. Since its establishment in 1996, the Greene County Records Center and Archives has been committed to … Continue reading

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New Textiles on Exhibit!

Coming to the Ohio History Connection in the next few weeks? We recently changed out some textiles on our history mall! This new installation explores textiles and the relationship to politics. How do textiles and politics relate to each other? Since … Continue reading

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Ohio History Connection Curator to be Featured on Broad and High

Do you watch Broad and High on WOSU? Curator Emily Lang will be featured will be featured in tomorrow night’s episode at 7:30 pm. The episode features our latest exhibition, Emerson Burkhart: Reflections of an Artist. Emerson Burkhart (1905-1969) ruled the … Continue reading

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What’s on the menu?: Menus of Ohio’s Hotels in the early 1900s

As the holiday season approaches many of us start thinking a little more about what we are going to eat or serve and about what our families served in the past. Foods are a large part of our holiday traditions … Continue reading

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Zouave Ambrotype Returns to Campus Martius Museum

A rare photograph that went missing from the Campus Martius Museum in Marietta, Ohio will return home. On November 21, 2014 Ohio History Connection staff will install the unique photograph of Zouave soldiers taken early in the Civil War on … Continue reading

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