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January 4, 2013
Photo of a winter off-trail hike at Wahkeena Nature Preserve near Lancaster.Photo of vintage trunks in the attic of Spiegel Grove, home of 19th president Rutherford B. Hayes. See ‘Tales of Travel From the President’s Attic,’ on exhibit at Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont through Sunday, January 27, 2013.Photo of a Victorian-style model train, part of the annual ‘Hayes Train Special’ holiday train display at Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont through Sunday, January 6, 2013.Photo of a man repairing a model train engine. Attend the annual Model Train Clinic at Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont on Saturday, January 5, 2013.Picture of the Ohio Civil War 150 logo. See the traveling exhibit ‘Ohio and the Civil War: 150 Years Later’ at the Mahoning Valley Historical Society in Youngstown through Tuesday, January 15, 2013.Photo of Warren County’s Fort Ancient earthworks in winter. Enjoy the natural beauty of the 2,000-year-old earthworks during the Fort Ancient Winter Hike on Saturday, January 5, 2013.Photo of a Cleveland-area home designed by architect Don Hisaka, winner of the 1970 Cleveland Arts Prize in Architecture and subject of the exhibit ‘Don Hisaka: The Cleveland Years’ at Shaker Historical Museum in Shaker Heights January 15 through March 17, 2013.Photo of Warren and Florence Kling Harding on the porch of their Marion, Ohio, home. Attend three ‘Fireside Chats’ on the family of the former first lady starting Thursday, January 24, 2013, at OSU Marion, presented by the Harding Home.Photo of the annual Statehood Day legislative advocacy event. Register now for Statehood Day 2013, which is Wednesday, February 27, at the Statehouse in downtown Columbus.
Featured Events
I LOVE THE WINTER WEATHER

Enjoy winter hikes at Fort Ancient this Saturday, Jan. 5, and Wahkeena Nature Preserve next Saturday, Jan. 12, plus many more (mostly warm and indoor) events at Ohio History Connection sites and related venues in coming weeks!

Please note that there is a charge for some events and some require reservations or advance registration. Click on the links below for full details.

At Armstrong Air & Space Museum in Wapakoneta
Now through Jan. 31, 2013 Daily 7:30-10 p.m.
Holiday Light Display



At Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont
On exhibit now through Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013
Tales of Travel From the President’s Attic
Explore the travels of President Hayes and his family.

Now through Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 
Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday Noon-5 p.m.
Hayes Train Special
See the annual holiday model train display! 

Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 • 1-4 p.m.
Hayes Model Train Clinic
Keep your trains on track with help from Hayes Presidential Center.

Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 • 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Beginner Genealogy Class
Get the basics of creating a family tree.



At Mahoning Valley Historical Society, 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown
On exhibit now through Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013
Ohio and the Civil War: 150 Years Later
See the Ohio History Connection traveling exhibit.



At Fort Ancient near Oregonia
Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 • 2-4 p.m.
Fort Ancient Winter Hike
Enjoy the natural beauty of the 2,000-year-old earthworks.



At COSI, 333 W. Broad St., Columbus
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 • 5-7 p.m.
Winds of Change: OSU and Columbus in the Sixties
A Conestoga Program
Hear about an Ohioan’s experiences in Vietnam and at OSU during the turmoil of the 1960s.



At Wahkeena Nature Preserve near Lancaster
Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 • 1 p.m.
Winter Off-Trail Hike
Visit remote areas of Wahkeena and see the beauty of the topography in winter.



At Shaker Historical Museum in Shaker Heights
Tuesday, Jan. 15, through Sunday, March 17, 2013
Don Hisaka: The Cleveland Years
See an exhibit on Cleveland-area work by architect Don Hisaka, who was awarded the 1970 Cleveland Arts Prize in Architecture.

Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 • 5-7 p.m.
Exhibit Opening
Don Hisaka: The Cleveland Years



At Campus Martius Museum in Marietta
Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 • 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Digging the Past Archaeology Day
Learn about archaeology through a day of special programs and hands-on activities.



Online
Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 • 10 a.m.-Noon
Genealogy Webinar
Cornerstones of Genealogy
Get the basics of doing family history research.

Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 • 10 a.m.-Noon
Genealogy Webinar
Family History Resources at the Ohio History Center
Get an in-depth look at family history resources in the center’s archives and library.



Sewing House at Zoar Village in Zoar
Saturday Jan. 19; Wednesday, Jan. 23; Saturday, Feb. 9; or Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Beginning Rug-Weaving Class
Learn to weave on a two-harness floor loom and take home a completed project.



At the Youngstown Historical Center in Youngstown
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 • 4:30-6 p.m.
I Found It In the Archives!
An Introduction to Primary Sources for Social Studies Teachers
Attend a free workshop for teachers preparing students for History Day presentations.



At OSU Marion, Maynard Hall, 1465 Mt. Vernon Ave., Marion
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 • 7 p.m.
Fireside Chats
Amos Kling: Marion Powerhouse
Attend the first program in a three-part series on the family of former first lady Florence Kling Harding, presented by the Harding Home.

Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 • 7 p.m.
Fireside Chats
Florence Kling Harding: Before the White House
The second program in a three-part series on the family of the former first lady looks at her first marriage and complex personality.

Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 • 7 p.m.
Fireside Chats
Marshall DeWolfe: A Tangled Life
The third program in a three-part series on the family of former first lady Florence Kling Harding centers on her son, Marshall DeWolfe.



At the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center in Wilberforce
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 • Noon-4 p.m.
Museum Reopening and Exhibit Opening for How I Got Over
Attend the reopening of the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center following an extensive refurbishing (see the Ohio History Connection members’ newsletter, Echoes, January-February 2013) and the opening of a new exhibit, How I Got Over, telling the story of overcoming adversity, through historical and contemporary art including paintings, quilts and found objects.



Register Now!
At the Ohio Statehouse, Columbus
Feb. 27 • 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Statehood Day
Make your voice heard during Ohio’s annual history-and-heritage legislative advocacy day.



Enjoy Many More Events in Coming Weeks at Ohio History Connection Sites

There’s so much more to see and do at Ohio History Connection sites and related venues in coming weeks!

For more upcoming events, visit our online calendar.

For directions to Ohio History Connection sites statewide, visit www.ohiohistory.org/places.

Most Ohio History Connection sites are managed for us by local organizations. Though hours posted online at www.ohiohistory.org/places reflect the most current information we have, we encourage calling ahead before you travel, to confirm that the site you plan to visit will be open when you plan to be there. Find direct phone numbers near the bottom of each site page at www.ohiohistory.org/places.



Pick up your free Passport to Your Ohio History at Ohio History Connection sites and Ohio Travel Information Centers statewide.