What an emotional ride these last few months have been. From all of us at the History Center, we hope that you are continuing to stay safe and healthy. We have certainly missed seeing you and we are thrilled to be reopening our doors on Wednesday, August 12th. We will offer special, Members Only […]
Join us at the History Center on Thursday, March 26, 2020, 5:30PM-7:30PM In 1850-1851, the men of Ohio held a Constitutional Convention. They thought the 1802 Constitution needed updating. Ohio women agreed whole-heartily. They immediately convened four equal suffrage conventions in Columbiana, Morgan, and Morrow counties. They collected petitions containing 2,106 signatures from twelve […]
Join us at the History Center on Thursday, February 20, 2020, 5:30PM-7:30PM. To date, Manasseh Cutler’s life has been rendered selectively by proud descendants or glancingly by historians using broad strokes. What is missing is a full and frank account of a man who was by turns brilliant, anxious, curious, vain, mischievous, downhearted, and […]
Who says history only belongs in a museum? Join us on Tuesday, February 11 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Jackie O’s Taproom, 25 Campbell St., Athens OH, for a few pints with us as fellow history geeks!
BLACK FRIDAY 10- 4 while supplies last. Growing Up In Athens Package $75 IN-STORE ONLY . This package includes the Growing Up In Athens book, that will not be reprinted, History Center Tote Bag, Mike’s Book-A sketchbook of Athens, Athens Then and Now. VERY LIMITED SUPPLIES. NO ADDITIONAL DISCOUNTS TAKEN.
Join the Southeast Ohio History Center for our first marker dedication! The marker commemorates the site of Fort Gower and the signing of the Fort Gower Resolves on Sunday November 10, 2019 at 2:00PM. The marker will be placed in the cemetery across from the Hockingport United Methodist Church located at 28821 Pavillion St Hockingport, […]
Hunchback of Notre Dame Silent Film/Organ Concert with Dennis James at Southeast Ohio History Center
On Sunday, November 3rd, 2019, the Southeast Ohio History Center’s powerful pipe organ will sing out as renowned professional organist Dennis James performs the accompanying score of a classic silent film. The film for this event will be the 1923 classic The Hunchback of Notre Dame, starring Hollywood’s Man of a Thousand Faces, Lon Chaney. The evening, […]
The National Register of Historic Places: Guidelines and Tips for Nominating Your Historic Site – October 17, 2019
Join us and guest speaker Tim Anderson on October 17, 2019 at 5:30 PM, at the Southeast Ohio History Center. The presentation will include an overview of the National Register for Historic Places, and will provide information on the nomination procedure and the various steps in the process, requirements for nomination, and the state and […]
Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum with George Eberts Sunday, August 11, 2019 2:00 to 4:00 PM Walking Tours of the Historic Athens Asylum You can buy tickets and give as gifts for any tours during 2019, just call us at 740-592-2280 and choose the gift shop option! ALL REGULAR ASYLUM TOURS WILL BE […]
Tuesday, April 9 5:00 to 7:30 PM Jackie O’s Taproom Who says history only belongs in a museum? Join us for History on Tap for lively discussions and a few pints with us as fellow history geeks! Join Tom O’Grady and History Center staff members for this monthly event to bring history to the masses! […]