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May 18, 2022

Road Trippin’ with Truda: Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums

Join Truda Shinker, our membership manager, as she visits the sites in the Ohio History Connection network! This month's road trip took her to the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums in Fremont. The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums is located in Fremont, about halfway between Toledo and Cleveland. Coming from Columbus, […]

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April 18, 2022

Ulysses S. Grant’s Early Education in Ohio

If Ulysses S. Grant were still alive today, he would be surprised to hear that the first school he attended as boy in Southwest Ohio is now named after him.

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April 1, 2022

Ulysses S. Grant Birthplace

Ulysses S. Grant, commander of the Union Army in the Civil War and 18th president of the United States was born in a one-story, timber-frame home on April 27, 1822 in Ohio.

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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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February 3, 2022

Presidents Day, 2023

Included with general museum admission. Celebrate Presidents Day, 2023 at the Ohio History Center! Stop by to create your own campaign memorabilia and meet several 1st-person Presidential presenters on the museum floor. Other themed activities will be available throughout the day as well!    

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February 1, 2022

Reflecting on Presidents Day

As our only journalist president, Harding naturally examined all angles of a problem before making a decision. Celebrate President's Day by learning more about Warren Harding.

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November 23, 2021

Garfield’s Boomerang

James Garfield campaigned for President as war hero who was honest and honorable, but past actions in Congress came back to challenge his run for office.

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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.