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Enjoy special events at many Ohio History Connection sites this holiday season. More...

See winning entries in this juried art exhibit, featuring two- and three-dimensional works by leading artists from across the country! More...

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New Name

New Name

On May 24, 2014, the Ohio Historical Society changed its name to the Ohio History Connection. More...

Holiday Hours Notice: The Ohio History Center will be closed on Christmas Eve (Wed., Dec. 24), Christmas Day (Thurs., Dec. 25) and New Years Day (Thurs., Jan. 1). 

Explore Ohio history through stories, photos, videos, and events. The Ohio History Connection champions all Ohio history, including the 50+ historic sites in the Society's network throughout Ohio. Let's Explore Ohio!

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Calendar of Events

  • Make a Collections Connection with Ohio Art Toys at the Ohio History Center : December 27, 2014
  • Curator Talk at the Ohio History Center: Do You Remember the Kahiki? : January 03, 2015
  • Ice Age Mammals at Cedar Bog : January 10, 2015
  • Second Saturdays R 4 Kids at the Hayes Presidential Center : January 10, 2015
  • Tour the Billy Ireland Cartoon and Research Library : January 11, 2015
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Ohio History Weddings

Ohio History Weddings

Read as our coordinators and brides share their memories of weddings and receptions.

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Become a Member

Become a Member

Learn about membership opportunities and start your journey today.

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Death Certificates

Death Certificates

Ohio death certificates are available to add to your knowledge of family history.

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Join the Discussion

Join the Discussion

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2013 Photo Contest

2013 Photo Contest

See the winning photographs featuring 12 of our 50+ sites!

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Archaeology Blog

Archaeology Blog

Read the latest on OHS’s archaeological activities.

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