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Photo of Civil War artifacts. Civil War 150
April Events Launch
Ohio's Civil War Commemoration

April marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. Ohio's four-year commemoration, Civil War 150, starts Sunday, April 10, with two events at the Statehouse in downtown Columbus.

Brunch Benefits Conservation of Civil War Battle Flags
Meet Wes Cowan of the PBS series History Detectives, who'll talk about why the story of Ohio's role in the Civil War is as important today as it was 150 years ago, at the Ohio Civil War 150 Brunch at 11 a.m. in the Statehouse Atrium. More…

CONTROVERSY exhibit banner, CONTROVERSY
New Exhibit Opens April 1
Controversy: Pieces You Don't Normally See

Controversy: Pieces You Don't Normally See, opening Friday, April 1, 2011, at the Ohio Historical Center in Columbus, is an innovative departure from previous exhibits in that it focuses on a limited collection of objects and provides limited interpretation of them for the visitor. More…

Photo of first lady Florence Harding casting her vote in the 1920 presidential election. Test Your Knowledge
Women's History
is Ohio History

March is Women's History Month. Test your knowledge of Ohio's role in women's history with these questions and answers compiled by our staff. More…
Photo of window and portico details, Tallmadge Church, Tallmadge, Ohio. Tallmadge Church
New England in Ohio
Standing on the circle in the center of Tallmadge, Ohio, is a 186-year-old landmark that's a reminder of northeast Ohio's
New England heritage. More…
Photo of a souvenir postcard from Cleveland's Palace Theatre picturing an audience experiencing a roller coaster ride in Cinerama. 'The biggest new entertainment event of the year' - LIFE Greetings From Ohio
I Was In Cinerama!
"I Was In Cinerama!" is the enthusiastic exclamation pre-printed on the back of this souvenir postcard mailed from Cleveland to Mentor, Ohio, in 1957, now in the collections of the Ohio Historical Society. More…
Photo of the Zoar Store at Zoar Village. Featured Events
Spring Clocks In
Spring clocks in at 7:21 p.m. this Sunday. Time to check out these events at Ohio Historical Society sites in coming weeks. More…
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