The Southeast Ohio History Center and the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Preservation Society are cosponsoring the program, But Not for MY Children: The Holland Brothers’ Remarkable Journey from Enslavement by Scott Britton at the History Center on Thursday, September 28th at 5:30pm.
Join quilt historian Meta Van Nostran for an afternoon exploring patriotic quilts from the early years of the republic through the bicentennial from her collection! This event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be provided.
Tour the famous Athens Asylum, one of the few Kirkbride Asylums left. George Eberts, long time Asylum employee and local expert on the Athens Asylum, will be leading an outdoor walking tour of the historic Asylum grounds. His insights on patient treatment throughout the asylum’s 150-year existence are peppered with stories, personal anecdotes, and hidden […]
The history center will be closed on Saturday, 5/27. We hope you have a wonderful Memorial Day Weekend!
2022 Asylum Tour Dates! Are you looking for an outdoor activity that the whole family can enjoy? SOHC is happy to announce our list of dates for walking tours of the Athens Asylum! Join long-time Appalachian Behavioral Health employee and Athens Asylum advocate, George Eberts, for an engaging tour of the grounds and cemeteries. Learn […]
November 2021 Asylum Tour with George Eberts! Are you looking for an outdoor activity that the whole family can enjoy? SOHC is happy to announce November’s walking tour of the Athens Asylum will be on Saturday, November 13th at 2:00 pm! Join long-time Appalachian Behavioral Health employee and Athens Asylum advocate, George Eberts, for an […]
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 […]
Happy Holidays from the Board and Staff at the Southeast Ohio History Center. The History Center offices will close Friday, December 20, 2019 at 4 PM and Open on January 2, 2020 10 AM. The Museum and Store will close at 4 PM on December 21, 2019 and Reopen on January […]