May 19, 2023

The Ohio Bald Eagle Recovery: A Success Story

By the Ohio Department of Natural Resources When the United States celebrated its bicentennial in 1976, the America bald eagle–the best-known symbol of America–was disappearing from the American landscape. Hardly any could be found in Ohio or elsewhere. But as we prepare for the nation’s 250th anniversary in 2026, the resurgence of this iconic symbol […]

March 22, 2023

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.

November 30, 2022

A Reflection on Native American Influences on Ohio

By Alex Wesaw, PhD; Director of the American Indian Relations Division of the Ohio History Connection Bozho, Alex Wesaw nde zhnëkas. Pokégnek Bodwéwadmi ndaw. Hello, I am Alex Wesaw. I am enrolled with the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. This is how we introduce ourselves in the Potawatomi language. The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians […]

November 11, 2022

Veterans and Families are Supported in Ohio

By Pete LuPiba US Navy and Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran With this week’s observation of Veteran’s Day, it is important to reflect on the contributions – and the sacrifices of our military veterans and their families. A New England pastor by the name of Manasseh Cutler and a group of American Revolutionary War veterans were […]

November 1, 2022

An Obvious Connection? U.S. Route 250 and America 250-Ohio

By Todd Kleismit America 250-Ohio executive director The nation’s upcoming 250th anniversary lends itself to countless opportunities to express the ways that Ohio and Ohioans are in many ways central to the broader story of America. Transportation has always been a critical factor in Ohio, its history, and its future. Norwalk: During the American Revolution, […]