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Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Ariel Lawhon – cancelled

  Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Ariel Lawhon – cancelled

Presented by Thurber House, Evenings with Authors is a series of readings and chats with nationally known authors, followed by a Q&A session, book signing, and a punch and cookies reception. The Winter/Spring 2020 Evenings with Authors Series is presented by The Ohio State University Libraries. Ariel Lawhon’s books include Flight of Dreams and I […]

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“Columbus Is Surrounded” – When Spanish Flu Infected Ohio

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea “Columbus Is Surrounded” – When Spanish Flu Infected Ohio

It is October 16, 1918, and the National Dairy Show is in full swing. The Ohio State Fairgrounds in Columbus, Ohio is packed with spectators and exhibitors and many of them have come a long way from distant cities and states to see the great wonders of American agriculture. In one section belonging to the […]

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Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Patti Callahan Henry – cancelled

  Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Patti Callahan Henry – cancelled

Presented by Thurber House, Evenings with Authors is a series of readings and chats with nationally known authors, followed by a Q&A session, book signing, and a punch and cookies reception. The Winter/Spring 2020 Evenings with Authors Series is presented by The Ohio State University Libraries. Patti Callahan Henry is the New York Times and […]

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Ohio–Champion of Sports

Anne Evans Anne Evans Ohio–Champion of Sports

We are excited to announce a new exhibit coming to the Ohio History Center March 16, 2019! Ohio–Champion of Sports will be unlike any exhibit we have ever had at the Ohio History Center! Highly interactive and full of stories told by the athletes, owners and coaches themselves through recorded interviews, it will share the […]

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Welcome to the Roaring Twenties Opening Reception – cancelled

Anne Evans Anne Evans Welcome to the Roaring Twenties  Opening Reception – cancelled

After careful consideration of the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation and recommendations to the community by health officials, the Columbus Historical Society has decided to cancel our Opening Reception for our Welcome to the Roaring Twenties: Travel Back 100 Years to Columbus in the 1920s exhibit. The health of all concerned is our top priority. We […]

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Ohio–Champion of Sports

Anne Evans Anne Evans Ohio–Champion of Sports

We are excited to announce a new exhibit coming to the Ohio History Center March 16, 2019! Ohio–Champion of Sports will be unlike any exhibit we have ever had at the Ohio History Center! Highly interactive and full of stories told by the athletes, owners and coaches themselves through recorded interviews, it will share the […]

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Night at the Museum

Anne Evans Anne Evans Night at the Museum

Here’s your chance to explore the Ohio History Center museum after hours and see our exhibits come to life! This family event promises to entertain children and adults alike. You’ll find dozens of figures from history roaming the museum. Meet the residents of our 1950’s pre-fab home, talk to Civil War soldiers, act with a […]

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