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Finding Manasseh with Ann Fidler – Thursday, February 20 5:30PM-7:30PM

  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 […]

Speaker Series – December 12, 2019 5:30 PM Director of Arc of Appalachia to Speak About Ohio Forests at Southeast Ohio History Center

  Director of Arc of Appalachia to Speak About Ohio Forests at Southeast Ohio History Center The Southeast Ohio History Center is presenting the final installment of its Landscape of Community 2019 Speaker Series on Thursday evening at 5:30pm on December 12th. Nancy Stranahan, the Director of the Arc of Appalachia Preserve System, will be speaking about the […]

Speaker Series – Terrorizing Immigrants and Catholics: the Ohio KKK in the 1920s

For our fifth installment in the Landscape of Community Speaker Series, the Southeast Ohio History Center welcomes William Trollinger of the University of Dayton on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 5:30PM. Having virtually disappeared in the late nineteenth century, the Ku Klux Klan exploded onto the national in the early 1920s, with perhaps five million […]

Gingerbread Cookie Decorating at the History Center

The History Center is getting festive for the holidays! Join us on Thursday, December 6th during Uptown for the Holidays for an evening of gingerbread cookie decorating! Enjoy the beautiful gingerbread houses on display while you’re here! Cookie decorating will be available from 5:30PM to 8:30PM.  

It’s Cookie Decorating Time Again!

Thursday, December 14th from 6-8pm join us for what has become a holiday tradition- decorating cookies at the History Center! Home made cookies will be provided along with icing, sprinkles and lots of encouragement! Come for a half an hour and make your own edible creations to eat, hang on the tree or leave out […]

Traditional Crafts Day

On Saturday, October 14th, from 12-4pm the History Center will be taken over by traditional crafts of times gone by!  Return to the past and see how old time quilters, bucket makers and paper crafters practiced their art. From 5-7pm join Pat Quackenbush as he demonstrates 5000 Years of Beer Making. You can taste what […]

Dancing in the Depths Steampunk Ball

Saturday, September 30th at the Athens Venue located at 29 E. Carpenter Street come enjoy a night of fantasy at the Steampunk Ball The festivities start at 7pm and go till 10pm. We’ll have refreshments and great music, costume contests and of course, dancing!! Admission is free and we’d love to see all you there, […]

Sidewalk Astronomy set for Sept. 3rd and 4th

Please join us for another installation of Sidewalk Astronomy at the Southeast Ohio History Center!  Future Astronomy Professor Ben Weiser will be our host for these viewings. The event will be held in front of the Museum at 24 West State Street in Athens on Sunday, Sept. 3rd and Monday, Sept. 4th.  Viewing starts at […]