Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Ohio Historical Society

Ohio Historical Society
"Explore Ohio history through stories, photos, videos, and events. The Ohio Historical Society champions all Ohio history, including the 50+ historic sites in the Society's network throughout Ohio. Let's Explore Ohio!" -Ohio Historical Society

Some of their information includes a(n):

  • Museum
    • "Explore Ohio's history, natural history, and archaeological heritage Wednesdays-Sundays"
  • Archives/Library
    • "Access archival materials in the Research Room."
    • Government Records
      • State Government
      • Local Government
    • Manuscripts
      • Maps
      • Political Papers
      • Business Records
      • Military Papers
      • Organizational Records
      • Women's History Collections
      • GLBT Collections
      • African American Collections
      • Labor Collections
      • Architectural Records
    • Audiovisual Collections
    • Digital Collections
      • Ohio Memory
      • Chronicling America- newspapers from 1836-1922
      • Virtual First Ohioans
      • Remarkable Ohio
      • Exhibit Creator
    • Newspapers (to 1793)
    • Birth (1867-1908)
    • Census
    • Death
    • Marriage
    • Military
    • Naturalization (from 1790-1917)
    • Land
      • Federal land office
      • State land office
      • United States Military District
      • Virginia Military District
  • Exhibits
    • "Connect to the history of Ohio through exhibits on topics ranging from prehistory to the present."
    • Following in Ancient Footsteps
      • "Explore more than 15,000 years of Ohio’s ancient Native American heritage. Some of the Society’s most significant archaeological artifacts, such as the Adena Pipe, the mica hand, and the Wray figurine, as well as many animal effigy pipes from Tremper Mound are centrally featured in tower cases. Fiber optic lighting enhances visitors’ almost 360- degree view of these, and other, unique and beautiful artifacts. Visitors can open multiple artifact drawers to see what the ancient people used on a daily basis, as well as for special purposes."
  • Programs & Events
    • "Find out about daily programs in the museum like Echoes in Time Theater."
  • Ohio Historic Preservation Office
    • "Historic preservation is about protecting, promoting, and using historic places."
    • National register of Historic Places
    • Tax Incentives for Historic Preservation
    • Federal and State Project Reviews
    • Online Mapping System
    • Grants and Funding Sources
    • Historic Preservation Planning
  • Ohio Village
    • "Immerse yourself in history in a 1860's village setting."
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