Archive for 2011

Zanesville: “Ohio & the Civil War: 150 Years Later” Exhibit

By Kristina, posted on December 29th, 2011.

[ January 9, 2012 to January 31, 2012. ] The Muskingum County Library System is set to host the official Ohio Civil War 150 exhibit.  The Ohio Historical Society, in partnership with the Ohio Humanities Council and American Electric Power, sponsored development of “Ohio & The Civil War: 150 Years Later”, a special travelling panel exhibit produced for the Civil War’s sesquicentennial. The exhibit [...]

Reserve Your Spot for a “Sneak Peek” Civil War Collections Tour

By Kristina, posted on December 27th, 2011.

Civil War buffs (and their family members) rejoice! The Ohio Historical Society is offering a fantastic guided tour of our numerous Civil War collections. This tour is not for the “slightly interested”; but if your bookshelf is full of biographies of Civil War generals, you have a Civil War Trust app on your smartphone, or [...]

Ohio AmeriCorps Program Supports Local History and Tourism

By Kristina, posted on December 19th, 2011.

The Ohio History Service Corps, an AmeriCorps program administered by the Ohio Historical Society, is up and running for the second year! We are very excited to have another year of this amazing program to support local history efforts including the 150th commemoration of the Civil War in Ohio.
The Ohio Historical Society and its statewide [...]

Wilmington: Exhibit “Lincoln: The Constitution and The Civil War”

By Melanie_J, posted on December 9th, 2011.

[ January 9, 2012 9:00 am to February 17, 2012 4:00 pm. ]  

Join the Quaker Heritage Center for “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a national traveling exhibition which focuses on Abraham Lincoln’s struggle to meet the constitutional challenges of the Civil War, on display at the Quaker Heritage Center from January 9 – February 17, 2012.

Abraham Lincoln was elected the sixteenth President of the United States in 1860, at a [...]

CW150 Exhibit in Jackson Through December

By Kristina, posted on December 9th, 2011.

The Jackson Historical Society and the Lillian Jones Museum are proud to announce they are hosting the Ohio Historical Society’s new traveling exhibit, Ohio and the Civil War: 150 Years Later to commemorate the anniversary of the Civil War.
The exhibit, Ohio & the Civil War: 150 Years Later is on display at the Lillian Jones [...]