Stumped about what to get the person who has everything? The Ohio Historical Society has special holiday offers for all those hard-to-shop-for people on your list.
For the Photography Enthusiast
New for 2013, the Ohio History Calendar features winning photos from the Ohio History Photo Contest plus events and happenings at the 50+ Ohio Historical Society sites and museums year-round. Calendars can be purchased in the Ohio History Store at the Ohio History Center in Columbus or online for $14.99.
For the Ohio Adventure Seeker
Give the gift of an Ohio Historical Society membership, which grants members free admission to the Ohio History Center in Columbus and 50+ Ohio Historical Society sites and museums across Ohio. Through Dec. 31, 2012, every new membership gets a free 2013 Ohio History Calendar. To order a gift membership, click here or call 800.686.1545.
For the History Buff
Through Dec. 31, 2012, purchase a NEW gift subscription to TIMELINE -- the award-winning popular history magazine published quarterly by the Ohio Historical Society -- for ONLY $32 (that’s $8 off the current subscription price and $16 off the newsstand price). An annual subscription includes four quarterly issues filled with in-depth stories and beautiful images. Go to www.ohiohistorystore.com/Timeline-Magazine-Subscriptions-C138.aspx.
For the Dinner Theatre Devotee
Give a fantastic dinner experience with Supper With the Village People. The year is 1863 and everyone’s invited to spend the evening in dinner and conversation with some of the more interesting residents of Ohio Village, our recreated 19th-century community. Join them for a special meal, good conversation and frivolity. The dinner takes place Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at 7 p.m. at Ohio Village in Columbus. $60/adult. For reservations (required), call 800.686.1541.
For the Lover of All-Things-Ohio
Visit the online Ohio History Store for great gift ideas, including these featured items:
“Someone in Ohio Loves You” Ornament ($12). Jazz up someone’s Christmas tree with an ornament that inspires fond memories of Ohio.
Ohio Quarter Mug ($19.99). Whether it's coffee, tea or hot chocolate, the Ohio Quarter Mug will hold it with comfort and a little Ohio style.
Ohio Collapsible Basket ($22). Made of solid oak by Amish craftsman John Keim, this basket is formed with one continuous saw cut and can be stored flat when not in use.
The timely book, Lincoln and Ohio by Daniel J. Ryan ($16.95). Originally published in 1923, this edition is a cooperative reprint by the Ohio Historical Society and Old Hundredth Press, offering a new generation of readers insight into the ties between our nation’s 16th president and the Buckeye State.
Shop in Person or Online
Shop our new Ohio History Store in the Ohio History Center at I-71 & 17th Avenue in Columbus this holiday season Wednesdays through Saturdays 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays noon-5 p.m. There’s no charge to visit the museum store.
Special Holiday Shopping Event Dec. 8
Visit our Ohio History Store in person on Saturday, Dec. 8, and enjoy our Made in Ohio Showcase, a special holiday shopping event from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. featuring great gift items made by Ohio artisans and vendors plus Ohio-made wines and food gifts.
Attending Dickens of a Christmas at Ohio Village Dec. 7, 8, 14, 15 or 16? Shop the Ohio Village General Store for a selection of gifts from our Ohio History Store (Dickens admission applies).
Find more holiday gift ideas in our online store, which is always open at www.ohiohistorystore.com.