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Visit the Ohio History Center Museum 10-5 July 1 & 2  / Noon-5 July 3 & 4

Photo of a wall graphic in the Ohio History Center's new Welcome Lobby, with the invitation 'Let's Explore Ohio!'
See Our New Welcome Lobby and Ohio History Store

Member Open House Saturday

The Ohio Historical Center has a new name - the Ohio History Center -- and that’s not all that's new. After months of construction, the Ohio History Center's new Welcome Lobby opens its doors this Friday, July 1.

Inside, you'll find a warm and welcoming new entrance for Ohio History Center visitors, including a concierge desk, video displays highlighting the society's 58 sites and the invitation "Let's Explore Ohio!" More…

Photo of the exhibit 'The American Soldier' at the Ohio History Center in Columbus.
Starting July 1
Four New Exhibits Open

See four exciting new exhibits starting this Friday, July 1, at the Ohio History Center in Columbus. More…

Photo of the Glorious Fourth old-fashioned Independence Day celebration at Ohio Village in Columbus.
Ohio Village Open July 4
Old-Time Fourth Of July Fun

Looking for something American as apple pie to do July 4? Celebrate Independence Day 1861 with the citizens of Ohio Village, our recreated 19th-century community, who've planned an afternoon of old-fashioned fun for the young and young-at-heart. More…

Photo of a 19th-century engraving of Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan. Library of Congress.
Dedication July 9
New Kiosk Tells About
Battle of Buffington Island

A new kiosk to be dedicated Saturday, July 9, 2011, tells the story of the Civil War Battle of Buffington Island and honors those who died there. The ceremony is at 11 a.m. at Buffington Island State Memorial on State Route 124 in Portland. More…

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