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July 6, 2022

MEMBER VIP: The Ohio History Connection Battle Flag Collection

Join us on Tues., November 8 at 3 p.m. for this members only event as history curator Cliff Eckle gives us an in-depth look at the Ohio History Connection’s collection of Civil War battle flags. We’ll learn more about why battle flags were created and how they were used, as well as how the Ohio […]

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July 6, 2022

MEMBER VIP: NAGPRA, what is it and why is it important?

Join us on Mon., Oct. 3 at 3 p.m. for this members only event as members of our Archaeology staff give us an in-depth look at the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act. We’ll learn more about this legislation, why it’s important and how it impacts the Ohio History Connection. Become a member and […]

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July 6, 2022

MEMBER VIP: Rutherford B. Hayes 200th Birthday Celebration

Join us at 3 p.m. on Tues., September 27 for this members only event as we learn about President Rutherford B. Hayes, his family and his home, Spiegel Grove. Staff from the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums will give us the inside scoop on our 19th president and the great activities they have planned to […]

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July 4, 2022

50th Anniversary Celebration

The Armstrong Museum is turning 50! Join in on a full day of celebrations which include a laser light show, astronaut meet & greet, museum re-dedication ceremony, and the new Learjet 28 ribbon-cutting. For more information, visit our website at www.armstrongmuseum.org.

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June 30, 2022

Wapakoneta Summer Moon Festival

The Wapakoneta Summer Moon Festival is the place to be to celebrate the anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing! This week long festival from July 12-17 has fun activities for all ages. The main events will take place on that Saturday and Sunday with astronaut meet & greets, free inflatable rides, rocket launches, educational […]

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June 27, 2022

Digging Into the Past

Digging into the Past is a basic, single day archaeology program hosted by Fort Meigs Historic Site. Students aged 8-14 can participate in a mock, multi-layer archaeological dig, learning the basic techniques of uncovering, cataloguing, and the examination of artifacts from the battlefields of the nineteenth century to the paleolithic. Parents encouraged to accompany students […]

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June 27, 2022

World at War: Miniature War Gaming Day

Miniature War Gaming is a unique way to learn and interpret history. Through tabletop military strategy games, participants can learn and experience the challenges facing military commanders throughout all of history, from ancient to modern. This event is open to the entire family and suitable for a huge range of ages for a full day […]

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June 25, 2022

Ohio Cup Vintage Base Ball Festival

Over the Labor Day weekend 25+ vintage base ball teams converge on the grounds of the Ohio History Center for some good old fashioned base ball games!

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June 24, 2022

Garrison Ghostwalk

A seasonal storytelling event perfect for the darkening days of the harvest. After a brief introduction to the history of Fort Meigs, visitors are led by candlelight into the hallowed grounds of the military camp to find five isolated campfires. Each campfire is hosted by a costumed storyteller revealing the dark, gruesome, or sordid tales […]

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June 24, 2022

Life In Early Ohio

Life in Early Ohio is a frontier skills day demonstrating the historic civilian trades of the early Nineteenth Century. Visitors can observe and learn from masters in the disciplines of blacksmithing, candle-dipping, tinsmithing, leather and harness making, soap making, rope production, woodworking, farming, food production and many more.