A Christmas Gift for President Lincoln
Ohio Memory

The period of November 15th through December 21st, 2014, marks the 150th anniversary of Major General (and native Ohioan) William Tecumseh Sherman’s Savannah Campaign—also known as the “March to t… Read More

Coming Home
Ohio Memory

Occasionally, institutions like the ones who bring you Ohio Memory will find items in their collections that just don’t quite fit. They’re often lovely treasures and fantastic resources, but for o… Read More

Football Fields, Photos and Fans
Ohio Memory

  We hope all of our readers had a wonderful Thanksgiving last week, but this past weekend also marked another important "holiday" for those of us who consider ourselves past, present,… Read More

Toyland, Toyland!
Ohio Memory

Today, the day after Thanksgiving, is Black Friday. Stores will dramatically reduce pricing on items to draw shoppers in, while those shoppers will have pored over store circulars and devised a sh… Read More

Happy Thanksgiving!
Ohio Memory

Thanksgiving is next week, and whether  you’re eating turkey, turducken or tofurkey, chances are you’ll be spending the day with some of the people you care about most.  In honor of the upcomi… Read More


Ohio Memory is the collaborative digital library of the Ohio History Connection and the State Library of Ohio, which includes collections from more than 360 cultural heritage institutions from all of Ohio’s 88 counties.

Established by the Ohio History Connection in 2000, the mission of Ohio Memory is to provide access to historical treasures of Ohio, bringing together primary sources from all parts of the state in an online scrapbook that:

  • celebrates state and local history
  • encourages cooperation between archives, historical societies, libraries, museums, and other cultural organizations
  • allows the global community to discover and explore Ohio’s rich past


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