Ohio’s story isn’t just any story, it’s your story. Preserving, sharing, and bringing those stories to life is what we do.

Our History

The Ohio History Connection, formerly the Ohio Historical Society, is a statewide history organization with the mission to spark discovery of Ohio’s stories. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization chartered in 1885, the Ohio History Connection carries out history services for Ohio and its citizens focused on preserving and sharing the state’s history. This includes housing the State Historic Preservation Office, the official state archives and the Community Engagement Department and managing more than 50 sites and museums across Ohio. For more information, go to ohiohistory.org.

Leadership

Megan Wood, Executive Director & CEO
614.297.2350

Jen Aultman, Chief Historic Sites Officer
614.297.2346

Lauren Barber, Director, Human Resources
614.297.2390

Jen Cassidy, Director, Ohio History Center & Ohio Village
614.297.2501

Jerry Dannemiller, Chief Marketing Officer
614.297.2312

Stephen George, Chief Strategist and Senior Advisor
614.297.2361

Stacia Kuceyeski, Chief Operations Officer
614.297.2574

Jillian Ramage, Director, Information Systems
614.297.2578

Ann Ruege, Chief Development Officer
614.297.2342

Fred Smith, Director, Facilities Management

614.297.2446

Jeff Ward, Chief Financial Officer
614.297.2401

Charles Wash, Director, National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center
614.297.2121

Diana Welling, Director, State Historic Preservation Office
614.298.2000

Elizabeth Woods, Director of Archives & Libraries

614.297.2548

 

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For membership questions, please contact:

[email protected] 800.686.1545

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For media inquiries, please contact:

Neil Thompson, Manager, Media & Public Relations 614.297.2330 [email protected]

Notice of Non-Discrimination

The Ohio History Connection is committed to providing our visitors, volunteers and staff an environment free from intimidation, harassment, and discrimination with respect to admission and access to our sites, programs and activities. The Ohio History Connection does not permit harassment or discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or partnership status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local law. The Ohio History Connection is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory environment free from intimidation, harassment or bias based on these grounds.

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