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Adams… and Adams

Adams… and Adams

Adams County, Ohio, was established by Arthur St. Clair 217 years ago this month, on July 10, 1797, and was named for our country’s second President, John Adams. It was… Read more »

The Eagle Has (Almost) Landed!

The Eagle Has (Almost) Landed!

45 years ago this Sunday was an historic day for mankind–on July 20th, 1969, Ohio native Neil Armstrong and fellow crew member Buzz Aldrin became the first men to land… Read more »

“A Man Without Fear and Without Reproach”

“A Man Without Fear and Without Reproach”

210 years ago today, one of the most famous duels in U.S. history took place in Weehawken, New Jersey, between Alexander Hamilton, first Secretary of the Treasury and co-author of… Read more »

Copperhead Grand Carnival, 1863

Copperhead Grand Carnival, 1863

Happy Fourth of July to all of our Ohio Memory visitors out there! Today we are highlighting a bit of history connected with this date from over a century and… Read more »

Dots and Dashes

Dots and Dashes

On June 27, 1847, New York and Boston were linked by telegraph wires, making relatively speedy communication possible over long distances via the use of Morse code. This may seem… Read more »

A Lovely Day for a Picnic

A Lovely Day for a Picnic

It’s that time of year again–tomorrow marks the official first day of summer! And while the weather this weekend might not be fitting for an outdoor picnic, we invite you… Read more »

On the Street Where You Live

On the Street Where You Live

Here in Ohio we’re lucky: we can drive down streets that have been exactly as they are for a hundred years, even more. We can go to neighborhoods with houses… Read more »

Codename: Operation Neptune

Codename: Operation Neptune

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the pivotal invasion at Normandy, widely known as D-Day, which took place on June 6, 1944. As American, Canadian, French and British troops landed… Read more »

On the Road Again

On the Road Again

Summer has arrived and school is out. It’s time for summer vacation! Today traveling is easy to do: just grab a map or GPS or, if you’re adventurous, hop on… Read more »

Celebrations Past and Future

Celebrations Past and Future

This weekend, the Ohio Historical Society will hold a major event–the Civil War Soldiers’ Aid Fair–right here in our 1860s-era Ohio Village. This event is in honor of Memorial Day… Read more »

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