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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, …

Harding poses with a group of fishermen with their day's catch in St. Augustine. Via Ohio Memory.

A Mid-Winter Getaway

Ohio, like a large swath of the United States, has been hit with a real wave of winter weather this past week, …

Exterior view of Barn #86, located on Lincoln Highway west of Gamble Road in Van Wert County. Via Ohio Memory.

Ohio’s Bicentennial Barns

If you’ve driven anywhere in Ohio, you’ve probably seen them. Most are white or red, and a couple structures are unpainted. They …