The governor dedicated an Ohio COVID-19 Memorial at Great Seal State Park in Ross County. The memorial features a statue “After the Storm”
Visiting the Ohio History Center in Columbus was both a throwback to grade school field trips and an introduction to their new exhibits. You can also visit the Ohio Village, which is a village complete with costumed actors circa 1898.
Join us in visiting the National Museum of the Great Lakes in Toledo. At the Museum you walk through a number of interactive exhibits designed to teach you about the impact of the Great Lakes on Ohio and the Midwest. You’ll learn about bootlegging, industry, tourism, the wrecks of the Great Lakes and more.
We decided to visit Ohio Statehood Day in Chillicothe, Ohio. Ohio became the 17th state on March 1, 1803. Chillicothe was the first capital of the new state (and the third but who’s counting?). So naturally, the city plays host to a number of historically themed statehood day activities.
Tours are offered free at the Ohio Statehouse. The hour long tours focus on the building and the history of both the property and of government in Ohio.
Each year on Ohio Statehood Day we celebrate Ohio joining the union as the 17th state. But how did Ohio become a state? And how can we celebrate Ohio Statehood Day?
The Blizzard of 1978 was a tragedy for the state of Ohio and entire Midwest. However, it left me with only fond family memories. Will our children remember the same of this pandemic?
Following our visit to the Moonville Tunnel, we did a quick search for other sites of interest in Vinton County. We quickly happened upon two […]
We decided to take time out for an Ohio history lesson and discovered the Newark Earthworks in Licking County. Already designated as a National Historic […]
On May 4, 1970 four students were killed and nine students injured when Ohio National Guardsmen fired into a crowd during an anti-war demonstration. The […]