Southeast Ohio History Logo with four outlines of Ohio together at the point to create a compass with the words "Southeast Ohio History Center" in a circle around it.

Veterans Display

Join us from 12-4 on Saturday, November 11th as we honor southeast Ohio’s veterans. Admission will be free all day for this display of memorabilia from southeast Ohio veterans from the Civil War to the Global War on Terror.

Squirrel Invasion

Army marches in formation down street in illustration

Invading Hordes of Squirrels? If it happened, it hasn’t happened recently. Nonetheless, many local county histories recall stories of hordes of squirrels swarming over farmland and devastating crops in 1800’s Ohio. The plague of squirrels was reportedly so great it caused famine and suffering. Some local histories report the population exploded in Kentucky and thousands […]

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 […]

Annual Fundraiser Sponsors

Today is the day! The Hunchback of Notre Dame, silent Film and Organ concert with Dennis James. Tickets are still available at the front desk. $50 for Members and $60 for Non Members. A Huge Thanks to All Our Sponsors. Without your support this event wouldn’t be possible.  

NIGHT Walking Tour Historic Athens Asylum – October 31, 2019 10:00PM

Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum October 30, 2019 10:00 PM THIS IS A SPECIAL TOUR AT 10PM. LIMITED SPACE. TICKETS ARE $50 EACH 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! THIS IS A SPECIAL TOUR. SPACE […]

Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum – October 31, 2019

Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum October 31, 2019 5:00PM 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! Tour the famous Athens Asylum during its sesquicentennial year (1868-2018). Meet at the Kennedy Museum of Art, in front of […]

NIGHT Walking Tour Historic Athens Asylum – October 30, 2019

Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum October 30, 2019 10:00PM THIS IS A SPECIAL TOUR AT 10PM. LIMITED SPACE. TICKETS ARE $50 EACH 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! THIS IS A SPECIAL TOUR. SPACE WILL […]

Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum – October 30, 2019

Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum October 30, 2019 5:00PM 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! Tour the famous Athens Asylum during its sesquicentennial year (1868-2018). Meet at the Kennedy Museum of Art, in front of […]