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Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks Inscribed as Ohio’s First UNESCO World Heritage Site
On Sept. 19, the 21 countries on the UNESCO World Heritage Committee issued their decision to inscribe Ohio’s Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks as the United States’ 25th addition to the World Heritage List. The Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks, which include five locations managed by the National Park Service and three managed by the Ohio History Connection, were […]
Zerubabel, Cemeteries and Ancient Inscriptions
What do ‘Zerubabel, Cemeteries and Ancient Inscriptions’ have in common? They’re all intriguing presentations you can see at Archaeology Day (10am-4pm) at the Ohio History Connection on September 30th! Here’s the line up: 1:00 pm – Seeing Ohio’s Rock Art: Virtual reality approaches to Inscription Rock on Kelleys Island Dr. John Soderberg, Anthropology Department […]
Ohio History Connection Member Donut Shop Recommendations
Doughnuts are a delicious addition to any road trip, donut you agree? We asked our members to recommend hometown doughnut shops that they like a hole lot and they provided some a-glazing options. So, don’t be jelly! Take a road trip and get some of these a-dough-rable treats. Donut Land, 1321 Pearl Rd, Brunswick Kennedy’s […]
Recent Acquisition: Neil Armstrong Welcome Home Parade
By Daniel Willis, Audiovisual Archivist The Ohio History Connection recently acquired a new photograph collection documenting a moment in the life of Neil Armstrong. The collection, AV 362 Neil Armstrong Welcome Home Parade, features photographs taken of Armstrong and other participants in a “Welcome Home” parade held in Wapakoneta on September 6th, 1969,. This parade […]
Warren G. Harding Records Preservation Project Concludes
Three significant collections cataloged with support from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission
Decision on Ohio’s First World Heritage Site Coming Soon
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – Eight of Ohio’s prehistoric monumental earthworks built 2,000 years ago by Native Americans are poised to become Ohio’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site next week. The UNESCO World Heritage Committee is meeting Sept. 10-25 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A decision to inscribe the Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks as a World Heritage Site is […]
Teaching Hispanic Heritage Month – Part 2
Hispanic Heritage Month takes place each year from September 15 to October 15, commemorating the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans. With celebrations of all shapes and sizes across the U.S., this Hispanic Heritage Month is a great time to engage students in learning and discussion about the contributions and history of Hispanic Americans and […]
Recent Acquisition: Scrapbooks of Cleveland’s First Female Laywer
Nearly a decade before women had the right to vote, Handrick became the first woman to pass the bar and establish a legal practice in Cleveland.