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New Acquisition of Kenyon Hayden Architecture Portfolio
By Lisa Wood, Audiovisual Curator The Ohio History Connection Archives & Library recently received the generous donation of a student portfolio by Kenyon Hayden. She studied architecture at The Ohio State University and became, if not the first, one of the earliest licensed female architects in Ohio. This portfolio complements the personal papers of Kenyon […]
Newark Earthworks Remnants Walking Tour, July 23, 2022
Join a guided walking tour of portions of the Newark Earthworks on Saturday, July 23 from 9 am to Noon. It will start and end at the Great Circle Museum (455 Hebron Rd., Heath, OH) and will cover about three miles of mostly level terrain on public sidewalks. Walking shoes and a water bottle are […]
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 […]
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 […]
Road Trippin’ with Truda: Campus Martius and the Ohio River Museum
Join Truda Shinker, our membership manager, as she visit the sites in the Ohio History Connection network! This month's road trip took her to Campus Martius and the Ohio River Museum in Marietta. Campus Martius and the Ohio River Museum are both located in Marietta, which is in southeastern Ohio. If you've read The Pioneers by David […]