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Perry County’s Horseshoe Grave: Part I
Part I | Part II | Part III Tis the season for campfires, apple cider, and ghost stories. For folks living in southeast Ohio, one story in particular has captivated generations. The unassuming Otterbein Cemetery is found nestled in the rolling hills of Reading Township, Perry County, Ohio. In many ways it is much like […]
Explore Your Interests with the Ohio History Connection
With 50+ sites around the state, it can sometimes be hard for our members to decide where to visit! We’ve broken our sites down by interest areas to help you figure out where to go on your next adventure. Interest Areas: 20th Century Sites -Armstrong Air & Space Museum -Cooke-Dorn House -Harriet Beecher Stowe […]
Call for Participants: Marking Diverse Ohio Community of Practice (CoP)
The Gay Ohio History Initiative (GOHI) at the Ohio History Connection is recruiting members for our upcoming Community of Practice (CoP)!
Governor DeWine Appoints Welling as Ohio’s State Historic Preservation Officer
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. Mike DeWine today announced the appointment of Diana Welling as Ohio’s State Historic Preservation Officer. “I am pleased to appoint Diana Welling as Ohio’s State Historic Preservation Officer,” said Governor DeWine. “Ohio has so many treasured historic places – including the recent designation of the Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks as a UNESCO […]
Remembering Dolly Divine’s Annual Halloween Drag Ball
In 1964, David Zimmer and Orn Huntington started a Halloween tradition. The Berwick Ball celebrated and supported Central Ohio's LGBTQ+ community for three decades.
Lessons from the Past: Technology in the Classroom
Discussion about Artificial Intelligence (AI) seems to be everywhere, from the ethics of AI to its usefulness and pitfalls. Professionals worldwide are grappling with its strengths and dangers in their field. And the question on many educators’ minds today is, does AI belong in the classroom? To imagine a path forward with this latest technological […]
Meet Olivia Wood, the new Manuscripts Archivist
A native of the Lima, OH area, Olivia Wood grew up in a household enveloped in history. As a child being raised by two educators—one of whom taught high school history for 25+ years—Olivia was taught to recite facts about Ohio history, which only fueled her spark for a career dedicated to preserving it. Olivia […]