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Exhibit Opening: Recollections

Recollections features the photography and writing of Josh Zielinski from his four-year long project documenting historic abandoned structures in and surrounding Southeast Ohio.

Lyceum Lunch with Tom O’Grady!

The Southeast Ohio History Center Lyceum Lunch Speaker Series presents the program “Not Since Tecumseh: Darkness at Midday in the Ohio Country – Total Eclipse of the Sun.”

Lake Tight and Pre Glacial SE Ohio

Prior to the onset of the glacial periods the Allegheny Plateau had been drained by the giant Teays River, the main stem of a pre-glacial river system in this region of North America. The headwaters of the Teays was near the eastern escarpment of the Blue Ridge, at the edge of the Piedmont Plateau in North Carolina and Virginia. The Teays River drained much of what became West Virginia flowing westward toward the Ohio country. 

Hocking County’s Intricate & Complex History

How have the people who have resided within the boundaries of Hocking County, from thousands of years ago to present day, been impacted by the physical geography and geology around them? In what ways has the interconnectedness of different industrial eras within Logan and Hocking County built upon one other over time? And how have these eras have shaped the residents’ lives thus far?

Closed for the Holidays

Southeast Ohio History Center will be closed 12/22/23 through 01/01/24. We wish you the best of holidays and hope to see you in the new year!

Patriotic Quilts with Meta Van Nostran

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.

Outdoor Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum

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 […]

SOHC Closed 5/27

The history center will be closed on Saturday, 5/27. We hope you have a wonderful Memorial Day Weekend!