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July 14, 2022

Open Doors: Hanby House Tour

Hanby House, an Ohio History Connection site, will be open for tours on Thursday, September 15 from 1-3pm. View a short film about the life of William Hanby and his son Benjamin Hanby. William Hanby was a conductor on the Underground Railroad, founder of Otterbein University and editor of a religious newspaper. His son Benjamin, […]

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July 14, 2022

Open Doors: Our Local Heroes & The Story of Dangerfield Newby

Join us Saturday, June 17th, to view a new exhibit, Our Local Heroes, commemorating those who fought to end slavery in Belmont County at the Underground Railroad Museum beginning at 11 AM, with a presentation by Jon-Erik Gilot on Dangerfield Newby, a riveting tale of a local freed Virginian slave who found himself on the […]

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July 14, 2022

Open Doors: Follett House Museum

Join Jeremy Angstadt, Museum Services Manager, and get a look at some of the behind-the-scenes areas of the Follett House Museum. Along the way, you’ll learn more about our collection, what goes into making an exhibit, and how items are preserved. Tours will run every hour. Tours are at 10:15, 1:15, and 3:15

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July 14, 2022

Open Doors: Sandusky Library Archives

Join Ron Davidson, Special Collections Librarian, and get a look at some of the behind-the-scenes areas of the Sandusky Library Archives. Along the way, you’ll learn more about our collection, what goes into making an exhibit, and how items are preserved. Tours at 10:15, 1:15, and 3:15

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July 14, 2022

Open Doors: Sebring Railroad Museum and Historical Society and the Sebring Model Railroad Club Mini-Open House

Come visit us for an open door “mini” Open House. Our club and museum will be open, and many of our members will be present for our monthly club meeting and will be available to show you our collection, discuss area railroad history, and run trains on our operating 30′ x 70′ model railroad layout […]

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July 13, 2022

Open Doors: Missing History of Massillon Artist Talk with Amber N. Ford

Join the Massillon Museum on Wednesday, September 14, from 6:30 to 7:30pm via Zoom for a free Artist Talk with photographer Amber N. Ford. Ford is an artist and freelance photographer based in Cleveland, Ohio. She holds a BFA in Photography from the Cleveland Institute of Art. Her work explores Blackness, identity, and culture, while […]

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July 13, 2022

Open Doors: Missing History of Massillon Community Dinner

Join the Massillon Museum on Sunday, September 18, from 4:00 to 6:00pm for a free meal reminiscent of after-church dinners, followed by a panel discussion with community members. This program coincides with the Missing History of Massillon: Unheard African American Stories exhibition. The exhibition features oral histories, archives, photographs, and artifacts celebrating the rich narrative […]

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July 11, 2022

Open Doors: Historic Brownhelm School Open House

Come out and see the restoration of the historic Brownhelm School! Volunteers have been working for over 15 years to bring this structure back from the brink of demolition to be used for sharing history with the community. Enjoy viewing classrooms that have been restored to look at they did in the early 20th century […]

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July 11, 2022

Open Doors: Kid’s Day at the Old Town Hall

Bring the kids for a fun day at the museum as we celebrate the past! The day will include live demonstrations, pioneer games, hands-on crafts and activities both indoors and out. (weather permitting) Visitors can sample pioneer food, listen to a Victrola, make a pioneer toy, and more. All ages are sure to enjoy a […]

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July 11, 2022

Open Doors: Alliance History Ice Cream Social

Join the neighbors of the Mabel Hartzell Historical Home for an ice cream social in the beautiful gardens of the home. The Alliance History Mini Museum will be open for visitors to view local history artifacts, the 1910 Alliance car, and the current exhibit “Advertising Novelties of Alliance Businesses”. Admission to the gardens, the ice […]