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A Short Summary of a Journey...
Ohio Memory

Two hundred years ago, the United States was still deeply embroiled in the War of 1812, a conflict with Great Britain that had a lasting impact on Ohio through the creation of new towns and settle… Read More

Are You Ready For Some Football?
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Do you hear that? In cities and towns and villages across Ohio, folks are dusting off the pigskin and heading out to throw and kick an oddly-shaped ball down a 100-yard expanse – or maybe just as… Read More

Rush Creek Village: Organic Architecture and Usonian Homes
Ohio Memory

Tucked away in the Columbus suburb of Worthington, to the east of High Street and nestled along what's now known as Rush Run, is a remarkable community of homes that many Ohioans--and even Worthin… Read More

What Sonja Marsh Taught Us About History
Ohio Memory

A little over a year ago we shared a document with you on the Ohio Memory blog. The document is entitled Ayduth Lachayim: Witness to Life, and it contains the accounts of nearly 170 Holocaust surv… Read More

New WWII Content on Ohio Memory!
Ohio Memory

70 summers ago, D-day marked the beginning of the end of World War II in Europe. The anniversary of this pivotal invasion of Normandy has come and gone, but WWII is still on our minds at the Ohio… Read More

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Ohio Memory

Ohio Memory is a collaborative digital library project of the Ohio Historical Society and the State Library of Ohio, which includes collections from more than 354 cultural heritage institutions from all of Ohio’s 88 counties.

Established by the Ohio Historical Society in 2000, the mission of the Ohio Memory Project 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


Online access to images on Ohio Memory is provided for research purposes only.
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