February 22, 2021

Who is Celeste Ng? About the Bestselling Author Who Brings Diversity to Literary Ohio

Celeste Ng is an American best-selling author of fiction whose works often explore themes of race and family relationships. Her family settled in Shaker Heights, OH in 1990.

January 17, 2021

Focus on the Light, Reflecting on Dr. King’s Legacy

January 15, 2021

The Ohio Statehouse, a Symbol of Democracy

November 2, 2020

Election Night in Marion

100 years ago, Ohio’s Warren G. Harding was elected President of the United States.

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.

May 27, 2020

Heirloom Gardening Through History

As you flip through seed catalogs, 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?