May 27, 2020

Heirloom Gardening Through History

Spring means it’s garden season. As at-home planters ready their gardens, they have to choose from the many, many, MANY varieties of fruits, vegetables and herbs to plant. As you flip through seed catalogs or peruse the vast amount of seed stores online, you may notice the words “hybrid” and “heirloom” thrown around. One of these, though, gives your garden some historic flair.

April 27, 2020

The Kent State University shooting, 50 years later

2020 marked the 50th anniversary of the Kent State University shooting. On May 4, 1970, the killing of four students by Ohio National Guardsman marked a turning point in the national conversation about the United States’ involvement in the Vietnam War.

April 16, 2020

Punch Drunk History

As we spend more time at home these days, there seems to have been a surge in folks getting creative in the kitchen. May we make a suggestion? Historic cocktails!

April 14, 2020

Frances Benjamin Johnston and the Last Photographs of President McKinley

Frances Benjamin Johnston took a photograph of the last speech President William McKinley would deliver before we was assassinated.

March 15, 2018

Ohio: The 48th State?

What if I told you that technically Ohio was not admitted into the Union officially until 1953, and not under Thomas Jefferson in 1803?

December 10, 2014

Do Your Toys Have an Ohio Connection?

April 14, 2012

Ohio Genealogical Society PowerPoint and Links

April 16, 2011

Ohio in the Civil War: Interesting Facts

In honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, here is a list of interesting facts about Ohio's participation.