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1835 painting titled "Marietta from Harmar Hill," by Charles Sullivan, via Ohio Memory.

Hit the Road, Jack!

In 1788, Marietta became the first permanent settlement in Ohio, quickly followed by a plethora of other settlements, all before Ohio’s statehood.  …

Photo of Albert B. Graham, the founder of 4-H, with his sister Lettie around 1875, preserved in digital format on Ohio Memory by the Middletown Public Library.

May Day, May Day!

May 1 – May Day – might have more observances attached to it than any other date on the calendar. There is …

Former site of the State School for the Deaf, located on Town Street in downtown Columbus. The school later relocated to its present location near Morse Road and North High Street. Via Ohio Memory.

Ohio School for the Deaf

On April 17, 1817, the first United States school for the deaf was opened in Hartford, Connecticut. Three years later, a parent …

These polar bears at the Toledo Zoo hope you'll vote for the founding of the Toledo Zoological Gardens in 1900. Via Ohio Memory.

Ohio Memory Madness 2015!

  It’s that time of year again–time for our third annual Ohio Memory Madness contest! Like in years past, Ohio Memory staff …