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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 …

Leaves and fruit of the Buckeye tree (Aesculus glabra), designated as Ohio’s state tree in 1953. Via Ohio Memory.

State Symbols of Ohio

Did you hear? Efforts are in the works to declare “Hang On Sloopy” Ohio’s official rock song! The song has long been …


Moments From Ohio Memory

Each year, we in the United States set aside February as Black History Month (incidentally, Canada observes Black History Month in February, …