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Oct 24, 2013, 14:51 ET Ohio History Center & Ohio Village welcomed record number of visitors in summer 2013

Captivating exhibits, special events, and new attractions brought a record number of Ohioans and their families to the Ohio History Center and Ohio...


Jul 11, 2013, 12:00 ET 1950s: Building the American Dream Exhibit at Ohio History Center to Open July 13

 On July 13, 2013 the Ohio Historical Society (OHS) will unveil its new exhibit at the Ohio History Center: 1950s: Building the American Dream....


Apr 17, 2013, 13:00 ET Egyptian Mummy from OHS Collection Undergoes CT Scan

The Ohio Historical Society's Egyptian mummy underwent a CT scan at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center as a result of a unique...


Feb 01, 2013, 14:00 ET Ohio Historical Society Offers Free Admission To Wilbur H. Siebert Collection During Black History Month

In celebration of the heroes of the Underground Railroad, the Ohio Historical Society will provide free access to the internationally acclaimed...


Jan 23, 2013, 13:00 ET National Afro-American Museum To Re-Open Jan. 26 With New Exhibition, Activities

The National Afro-American Museum will re-open its doors on Saturday, Jan. 26 to reveal the first phase of its year-and-a-half-long renovation....


Jan 09, 2012, 14:02 ET Ohioans Make History Through New Tax Check-off Donations to Ohio Historical Society and Its Statewide Matching Grants Program

 The individual state income tax forms will have a new entry, giving residents of the Buckeye State the opportunity to help make...


Nov 02, 2011, 16:12 ET Ohio Historical Society Unveils Ohio As America -- An Online Textbook for Ohio History

Approximately 13,000 fourth grade students across the state are learning about Ohio's rich history through an all-new textbook, but this...


Jul 20, 2011, 11:49 ET Ohio History Center To Get Patriotic Facelift

Large flag hung on the east side of the History Center A 19-foot wide by 28-foot tall Ohio flag now adorns the Ohio History Center. To download...


Feb 08, 2008, 00:00 ET African-American Women Celebrated in Major Touring Quilt Exhibition at National Afro-American Museum

WILBERFORCE, Ohio, Feb.8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the nearly four centuries since the 1619 arrival of three African women in Jamestown,...