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Two Gravestones Out of Place: Part 2 of 2 The Micheal Brucker Stone
We don't know why this gravestone was removed, but the Ohio History Connection is working with Claibourne Township on the resetting of Micheal Brucker’s gravestone.
Off the Shelf: Mary Hartwell Catherwood
Mary Hartwell Catherwood rose from humble beginnings to publish poetry and stories depicting Midwestern small town life featuring determined young women.
Road Trippin’ with Truda: First Friday Tour of the Great Circle
By Truda Shinker, Ohio History Connection Membership Manager Join me as I visit the sites in the Ohio History Connection network! This month's road trip took me to the First Friday Tour of the Great Circle in Heath. The Great Circle in Heath is one of the remaining segments of the Newark Earthworks, which was […]
From Santa Fe to Columbus: Pueblo Figurative Pottery in the Ethnographic Collection
On the (Rail)Road In the Autumn of 1880, President Rutherford B. Hayes embarked upon his Great Western Tour. Though being well-traveled throughout his presidency and known to make appearances across the country, this particular itinerary reached the Pacific Ocean and would mark the furthest west any sitting president had ever traveled. Beginning in Canton, Ohio, […]
Engaging Students in America 250-Ohio
There is so much more to discover about Ohio history. America 250-Ohio provides an excellent opportunity to provide supplemental content for Ohio history.
Natural History’s “Green” collections
In honor of the St. Patrick’s Day holiday we delved into our Natural History collections to showcase five of our green specimens and tell their stories!
Road Trippin’ with Truda: Cedar Bog Nature Preserve
By Truda Shinker, Ohio History Connection Membership Manager Join me as I visit the sites in the Ohio History Connection network! This month's road trip took me to Cedar Bog Nature Preserve in Urbana. To quote my husband, “This place feels really significant.” And I couldn’t agree more. After a walk through Cedar Bog Nature […]