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March 21, 2022

Ulysses S. Grant and John Brown

By Nick Sacco, Park Ranger, Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site

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December 9, 2021

Looking at Buildings in Ohio Village

By looking at the buildings in Ohio Village, you can learn to sharpen your observation skills and build your old-building vocabulary, both useful as you travel Ohio.

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December 2, 2021

Celebrando! A Dialogue on Latinx and Hispanic Cultural Traditions

The Ohio History Connection has joined cultural organizations from around the nation to pay tribute to the generations of Latinx and Hispanic Americans who have enriched our nation and society. We are proud to introduce the Celebrando! Project. Each year we will select three to four cultures to be represented by Ohioans who will share their ancestral heritage through data, photographs and personal stories.

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October 8, 2021

Announcing Changes to Collections Access and Curator Services, effective November 1, 2021

Ohio History Connection is excited to announce that we are building a new museum collections storage facility!

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September 30, 2021

Ohio Archaeology Month Virtual Presentations

Celebrate Ohio’s archaeological wonders during Ohio Archaeology Month!

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September 29, 2021

Shipwreck Symposium to be held on November 13, 2021 in Sandusky, Ohio

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August 10, 2021

Annie Oakley- The Peerless Wing and Rifle Shot

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2018 edition of Echoes Magazine, our member publication. Check it out on our blog now!

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July 14, 2021

Celebrating World Snake Day 2021

World Snake Day 2021 is Friday, July 16! Want to learn more about these misunderstood animals?

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July 7, 2021

An Abolitionist in Ohio

Join Dr. Charles Wash, executive director of the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, to learn more about Frederick Douglass’s 1854 Commencement Address at Western Reserve College

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June 3, 2021

Benjamin Lundy, Ohio Abolitionist and Free Labor Advocate

Though Mount Pleasant may be hard to find on the map, this tiny, rural town in southeastern Ohio played a large role in the fight against slavery. In 1817, the first newspaper to advocate national abolition, The Philanthropist, was founded here. Five years later, in 1821, it became the birthplace of another paper advocating abolition when a resident named Benjamin Lundy founded the Genius of Universal Emancipation.