March 3, 2023

14 Kid Friendly Sites to Visit During Your Spring Break Staycation

By Truda Shinker, Ohio History Connection Membership Manager Looking for ways to keep the kids busy during your spring break staycation? With an Ohio History Connection membership, you can have a different adventure every day of your spring break! I’ve compiled some of my favorite kid friendly sites below. I always advise that you contact […]

January 24, 2023

Four Outdoor Natural History Sites You Should Visit this Winter (+ our picks for a coffee or hot chocolate stop for after your visit!)

Get bundled up and head out to one of these Ohio History Connection sites this winter to get out of the house and get a new perspective on our state’s incredible natural history.

January 17, 2023

Road Trippin’ with Truda: Dunbar House & NAAMCC

This month's road trip took Truda to the Paul Laurence Dunbar House and the National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center.

May 18, 2022

Road Trippin’ with Truda: Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums

Join Truda Shinker, our membership manager, as she visits the sites in the Ohio History Connection network! This month's road trip took her to the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums in Fremont. The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums is located in Fremont, about halfway between Toledo and Cleveland. Coming from Columbus, […]

April 18, 2022

Ulysses S. Grant’s Early Education in Ohio

If Ulysses S. Grant were still alive today, he would be surprised to hear that the first school he attended as boy in Southwest Ohio is now named after him.

April 1, 2022

Ulysses S. Grant Birthplace

Ulysses S. Grant, commander of the Union Army in the Civil War and 18th president of the United States was born in a one-story, timber-frame home on April 27, 1822 in Ohio.