Julie M. Powell will discuss how the United States approached veteran rehabilitation and vocational training in the First World War. She will examine job training programs, connections with other Allied efforts, American rationales for providing rehabilitative care and the ways in which veteran rehabilitation was portrayed to the broader public.
Please join Columbus Historical Society and Central Ohio Civil War Round Table for a night to contemplate the history of Columbus’s own Civil War cemetery at Camp Chase. Hilltop Historical Society member Dick Hoffman and UNC-Wilmington History Professor Dr. Angela Zombek will share their insights on what led Columbus to have a Confederate cemetery and […]
My good friend Jerry Glick knows of my interest in Columbus History and recently gave me a signed copy of David Cohen’s oddly titled book Sorry, Downtown Columbus is Closed. As I started to read through it I noticed an interesting connection to the Columbus Historical Society’s Historical Dinner Club series. On page 21, he […]
ColumbusUnderground.com and the Columbus Historical Society are pleased to announce the nominees for the 4th annual ARCH Award. This honor is annually bestowed to someone who is working hard for the betterment of Columbus. Potential recipients were nominated by the Columbus Underground community. From this prestigious group, this years nominees were selected by previous Arch […]
At the very first stages of my own interest in the history of Columbus, one of the first things I began to do was to walk more slowly while downtown and to look up. Amazing architectural details began to present themselves to me. Prides of lions in stone such as those that adorn State Auto, […]
If you’ve always wanted to check out exhibits by The Columbus Historical Society but couldn’t make it to their space on Jefferson Avenue, you can rejoice because they will soon be housed in a permanent gallery space on the first floor at COSI. “The Columbus Historical Society is very excited about the expanded possibilities our […]