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.

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.

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.

Lyceum Lunch: Victoria Smalls

The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor is a National Heritage Area and it was established by the U.S. Congress to recognize the unique culture of the Gullah Geechee people who have traditionally resided in the coastal areas and the sea islands of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. The Southeast Ohio History Center is […]

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 […]

Foraging in Ohio Lyceum Lunch

Join us at the History Center for our next Lyceum Lunch! Paul Strauss, of Equinox Botanicals, will bring us his lifetime of knowledge to teach us about Ohio’s native plants and ways to forage in the verdant hills of our region! Lyceum Lunches are always free and open to the public. Parking is available in […]

Night at the Museum

Poster showing the History Center building with glowing doors and windows

Who will you meet at Night at the Museum? Meet some of our region’s storied people when History Comes to Life!