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January 31, 2014
Photo of CBS “48 Hours” correspondent Erin Moriarty, featured speaker at Statehood Day on Thursday, February 27, 2014.
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Statehood Day Features
Ohioan Erin Moriarty,
History Fund Grants

Our annual Statehood Day legislative advocacy event takes place Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Statehouse in Columbus.

It includes a luncheon featuring Erin Moriarty of CBS News, who'll speak about her experiences from a historical perspective. Moriarty is a native of Cincinnati and began her career as a reporter in Columbus before working in Cleveland and eventually as a correspondent for 48 Hours, where she has covered a broad range of important social and legal issues since 1990.

Detail of a photo of delegates to the 10th anniversary convention of the N.A.A.C.P. in 1919 assembled in front of St. John A.M.E. Church, home of Cleveland’s oldest African American congregation, founded in 1836. Photo courtesy Cleveland Restoration Society.
Your Tax Return Can Make History
Raising Awareness
of Cleveland’s
African American History

From the modest home of Arthur R. Johnson, elected mayor of the village of Bella Vista Miles Heights in 1929, to landmarks like Karamu House and Shiloh Baptist Church, Cleveland has a rich legacy of African American history. Through its Know Our Heritage program, Cleveland Restoration Society is seeking to document and raise awareness of places associated with it.

Photo of a woman and child seated on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy Library of Congress.
At the Center
Black History Month
and More

See thought-provoking films on the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s, hear stories of some African American history-makers who’ve called Ohio home, explore great exhibits like 1950s: Building the American Dream and enjoy weekend activities for the whole family, all at the Ohio History Center in February.

Photo of a stylized map of Ohio from the cover of the brochure for the 2014 Ohio Local History Alliance Regional Meetings.
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Regional Meetings
Start March 15

Ohio Local History Alliance regional meetings of local historians and others active in local historical societies, museums and related organizations begin Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Massillon and Springfield.

Photo of visitors reading outdoor panels at the William Henry Harrison Tomb in North Bend.
Frozen in Time
What’s Open
This Winter?
Snow and cold or not, sometimes you just need to get out of the house. Many Ohio History Connection sites and attractions remain open year ‘round. Here’s a list of what's open this winter, some offering great things to do indoors, others outdoor-only. More...
Photo of skunk cabbage at Cedar Bog Nature Preserve between Urbana and Springfield, Ohio.
Featured Events
February Fun

Go dashing through the snow, celebrate Presidents Day, admire the work of traditional artisans and scope out one of the first signs of spring, all at Ohio History Connection sites and related venues in coming weeks.