July 15, 2022

Newark Earthworks Open House, July 25, 2022

During the Newark Earthworks Open House, visitors are invited to explore and fully experience all three segments of these ancient, expansive earthworks built masterfully by American Indians.  The site will be open daylight to dusk, with staff on site to answer questions from Noon–4 p.m. There is no registration or reservations needed for tours. Octagon […]

July 8, 2022

Treasures of Archaeology

Today, the blog is taking a different turn.  Instead of talking about all of the wonderful things we have in the collections, we’re going to focus on some true treasures; our volunteers and interns! First off is… Mary Lou DiDonato Her journey to volunteerism started in 1980 with an impromptu visit to the museum in […]

April 27, 2022

Ask a Curator: Natural History and Archaeology Object Identification Event

Join our curatorial team as we help our visitors to determine what it is they think they have in their own personal collection.

April 19, 2022

What’s going on in Ohio archaeology?

  Find out what’s going on in Ohio Archaeology by attending the Ohio Archaeological Council’s Spring Program in April 29, 2022 at the Main Branch of the Columbus Library. Can’t drive to Columbus to attend?  No worries, it will be available on-line as well. Plus, the program is free and open to the public! For […]

April 9, 2022

Calling All Adventurers: Shipwrecks to Snorkel in Lake Erie

Even though Lake Erie is the smallest of the Great Lakes, it is home to the largest number of shipwrecks – nearly 2,000! Almost 50 shipwrecks are located near Kelleys Island.

February 8, 2022

2022 Newark Earthworks Open House Dates

February 7, 2022

Meet Marie Swartz, the newest archaeology curator at Ohio History Connection

October 25, 2021

Ohio’s Indigenous History is Part of Everyone’s History

November is National Native American Heritage Month. Dr. Brad Lepper highlights some of the achievements of Ohio's indigenous history.

September 21, 2021

Newark Earthworks Open House, October 17, 2021

May 25, 2021

​Archaeologists love trash! Why?