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May 10, 2022

Explore the Birthplace of American Astronomy

Explore the Observatory by Day! An introduction to the Cincinnati Observatory’s 178-year history. Learn about the Observatory’s role in early weather forecasting and timekeeping; and how Cincinnati came to have the first public observatory in the Nation, who made it possible and what was discovered here. You’ll tour both Observatory’s buildings, see the two historic […]

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October 25, 2021

James Brown Makes History at King Records in Cincinnati

When James Brown and his band arrived at 1540 Brewster Avenue in Cincinnati in May of 1967, it probably didn’t feel like history in the making. But it was.

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September 20, 2021

The Ohio History Connection and Cincinnati’s Harriet Beecher Stowe House receive National Park Service Grant

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May 5, 2021

Cincinnati’s Soccer Star: Rose Lavelle

Rose Lavelle was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, and she is rising to worldwide fame as a breakout star on the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team.

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September 8, 2020

Cincinnati Union Terminal

Now it's Spectacular!

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June 19, 2020

“Give Us the Ballot, Men of Ohio! Give your Women the Help They Beg into a Broader, Deeper, Richer Life”

This month's post in our suffrage anniversary blog series comes from Anne Delano Steinert, a preservationist, educator, and historian.

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May 11, 2020

Ohio in the Time of Cholera

If we put ourselves in the shoes of the 19th century Ohioans, there are quite a few similarities in their story and our own.

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April 10, 2019

A Legacy of Firsts

Celebrating the Cincinnati Reds 150th Anniversary

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April 4, 2018

50 Years Later: The Assassination of Martin Luther King

On April 4, 1968, fifty years ago this Wednesday, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated as he stood on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.

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August 30, 2017

A Mystery Letter Becomes an Archivist’s Quest

What happens when a person of the past becomes untraceable? I should have known not to pull the string that began to unravel this frustrating mystery.