September 8, 2020

You Can’t Judge an Opera House by Its Cover

June 12, 2020

A History of Juneteenth

It's hard to believe that this milestone of American history isn't more well known. The story of Juneteenth is an essential part of the history of the Civil War.

June 2, 2020

The Long Struggle for Freedom Rights

The history of the civil rights movement in Ohio and our nation make it clear that current civil rights struggles are related to a legacy of slavery, racism, and white supremacy.

May 22, 2020

Discovering History Through Archaeology

May 4, 2020

Bathtub Gin and the Bee’s Knees

It was supposed to be a wholesome time without the dangers caused by alcohol. What commenced, though, was one of the liveliest and crime-ridden periods in American history.

April 28, 2020

Ohio’s Most Famous Hiker––Emma “Grandma” Gatewood

In 1955, Ohio’s Emma “Grandma” Gatewood was the first woman to hike the Appalachian Trail solo.

March 19, 2020

The Spanish Influenza Comes to Ohio

So what exactly was the Spanish Flu? How did it affect the world and more specifically what happened in Ohio?

February 27, 2020

Following Ohio Women Vote: Stopping at Ohio University

As part of our commemoration of the Suffrage Centennial, the Ohio History Connection has created an exhibit to tell the story of Ohio women's activism.

November 22, 2019

Collection of Political Buttons from President Barack Obama’s 2008 Campaign

October 25, 2019

Three Ohio Women You Should Know

We are kicking off our suffrage anniversary blog series this month with a post from Megan Wood, Director of the Cultural Resources Division at the Ohio History Connection.