April 4, 2023

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.

February 21, 2023

Two Gravestones Out of Place: Part 1 of 2 The Emma Kearnes Stone

This is a story of two gravestones that somehow made their way out of their cemeteries and into the hands of the Ohio History Connection

July 26, 2022

Open Doors: Adams County Heritage Day

The Adams County Heritage Center Museum will be open for tours. The tours will include the Log Cabin and Adams County’s first Post Office, which are normally not open to the public. The Genealogical Library will be open for tours and for research. Local genealogists will be available for questions and local research assistance. Presentations […]

July 8, 2022

Open Doors: Beavercreek Historical Society History Center Open House

Visit the Beavercreek Historical Society History Center Open House to see what 1800’s pioneer life was like in Ohio. Society members will be on hand to guide you through a collection of homemaking and farming artifacts of early Beavercreek settlers. While you’re there, take a look at the extensive research library containing Beavercreek’s historical data […]

June 14, 2022

Open Doors: Behind the Scenes Look at Small Town Ohio History

Ever wonder how a local history museum is run? Take a behind the scenes look at the Mantua Historical Society collections and see how objects are safely stored and identified. Visitors can enjoy a walk through the Mantua Center Historic District while listening to live music and touring the museum, Eastlawn Cemetery, and grounds. Stroll […]

December 8, 2021

Reflecting on Six Months with the Ohio History Connection 

From genealogy workshops to research guidelines, to textbooks: Check in with intern Quincy Balius to hear how their first six months at OHC have progressed!

September 17, 2021

From Root to Leaf: Tracing Past and Future Family Trees

Join OHC intern Quincy Balius to learn about the history of genealogy and the inclusion efforts that may redefine the future of family research.

April 1, 2020

Family History with the U.S. Census

August 5, 2015

Researching Your Irish Ancestors

A conversation about finding Irish heritage

September 23, 2013

What are Manumission Registers?

What are Manumission Registers? And more importantly, how do you find them?