June 11, 2024

McKinley National Memorial Nooks and Crannies Tour

Learn the story behind the beautiful McKinley National Memorial, including the symbolism behind the design, then venture into the basement to learn more about how the Memorial was constructed.

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, […]

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.

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.

March 21, 2022

Ulysses S. Grant and John Brown

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

February 3, 2022

Presidents Day at the Ohio History Center

Included with general museum admission, but pre-registration strongly recommended. Celebrate Presidents Day, 2024 at the Ohio History Center! Stop by to create your own campaign memorabilia and take part in Presidential history programs at the Ohio History Center. Other themed activities will be available throughout the day as well. Check out the list of Presidents […]

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.

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.

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.