In honor of Veterans Day, manuscripts curator and military historian John Haas will share letters written by Ohio soldiers from the War of 1812 through the Korean War.
Saturday, November 2, 2-2:30 p.m.
See the Lustron House Built in Minutes
Join history curator Cameron Wood to see a time lapse video of the building of the Lustron House that is currently the centerpiece of OHS’s 1950s exhibit. Cameron Wood and a team of volunteers reconstructed the house over several months in 2012, and now you can see the whole process in 12 minutes.
Saturday, November 9, 2-2:30 p.m.
Transformation: Changing Role of Women
Join history curator Emily Lang for a tour of the new exhibit, Transformation, to find out how the objects in the exhibit illustrate the changing roles of women throughout history.
Saturday, November 16, 2-2:30pm
1950s Recipes: From Jell-O Salad to Green Bean Casserole
The beginning of an era of packaged, processed and frozen foods resulted in some very strange concoctions like lime Jell-O® with green pimento olives, celery, and tuna, but many of these classic recipes were passed down through the generations and are still made today. Join OHS staff member Carla Zikursh for this presentation and bring your favorite 1950’s recipes and food memories to share!
Saturday, November 23, 2-2:30pm
Follow the Flag
Join Cliff Eckle, lead curator for the Follow the Flag exhibit, to learn more about Ohio’s Civil War battleflags. Find out how many flags we have,how they are stored and conserved.
Saturday, November 30, 2-2:30pm