Category Archives: Commemorations

From Atlanta to Normandy, Pride Parades to Picnics

Join our curators at the Ohio History Center in June for talks on a variety of subjects! June 7 See You on the Beach: 70th Anniversary of D Day June 6, 1944 was the momentous day that the United States … Continue reading

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Curry’s Uniform Returns to New California

On October 5, 2013 Jerome Township and the New California Presbyterian Church held a centennial re-dedication of their Soldiers Monument. At the request of Reverend Phillip L. Bougher, Pastor Emeritus of the Church, Ohio Historical Society curators Cliff Eckle and … Continue reading

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Remembering Morgan’s Raid

In the summer of 1863 Confederate General John Hunt Morgan led his cavalry on a raid through Ohio that caused panic among Ohioans and a problem for the Union Army. Morgan crossed the Ohio-Indiana border with approximately 2,000 soldiers near … Continue reading

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OHS Curators on Talk of the Nation

Update from John Haas We, Cliff Eckle and I, want to thank National Public Radio, Neal Conan, and Tinbete Ermyas for a wonderful experience and their kind assistance. I was nervous at first, but we went into the studio, I … Continue reading

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OHS in the News

More news about OHS programs and sites! Programs this Week *Thursday, Septebmer 27 Bridging the Divide, An Adult Conversation about Ohio Politics, for a Change **We will have a selection of political memorabilia from the Historical Society’s collections on display … Continue reading

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Exhibits to See this Summer

Looking for something new to see this summer? If you are in Columbus our new exhibit The War of 1812: Ohio on the Front Line is open at the Ohio History Center! Why did the War start? Would you have … Continue reading

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Four Dead in Ohio: Commemorating Kent State

Kent students protesting against a backdrop of tear gas May 4th is a date that looms large in Ohio history, as well as in the memory of many Americans. Today marks the 42nd anniversary of the shootings at Kent State University, … Continue reading

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