New Exhibit

New Exhibit

Marking the 100th anniversary of the death of the last passenger
pigeon, the Ohio History Connection has a new exhibit about endangered and extinct species.
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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...

Rankin House Reopens

Rankin House Reopens

Tour the freshly restored home of Underground Railroad conductor
Rev. John Rankin in Ripley, Ohio. Learn more...

Exhibit Open

Exhibit Open

Explore a 1950s
home and lifestyle at
the Ohio History Center.
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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

  • Ohio Family Food Truck Festival @ Ohio Village : August 23, 2014
  • Beginning Blacksmithing @ Zoar Village : August 23, 2014
  • Genealogy Webinar Institutional Records: Ohio's State Hospitals and Development Centers : September 11, 2014
  • John Rankin House Historic Site Rededication @ Ripley : August 23, 2014
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Historic Sites
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Featured Pages

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

Explore Ohio through social conversations. Follow the Ohio History Connection on Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube.

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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Passport
1950s Exhibit