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Athens, Ohio 45701

Athens County Historical Society and Museum
Preserving, Conserving and Sharing Athens County History, one story at a time.

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The Newark Earthworks: One of the World’s Ancient Wonders

The Newark Earthworks: One of the World's Ancient Wonders

Here is the last program in our 5 part series for Archaeology Month. Dr. Bradley T. Lepper, Curator of Archaeology for the Ohio Historical Society, ...

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Gingerbread Cookie Decorating at ACSH&M!

Gingerbread Cookie Decorating at ACSH&M!

WHAT:  HOLIDAY COOKIE DECORATING

WHEN: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11TH FROM 6-8P.M.

WHERE: ATHENS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM

Please bring the little ones ...

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Southeastern Ohio History Day coming to Burr Oak

Southeastern Ohio History Day coming to Burr Oak

WHAT: S.E. Ohio History Day

WHERE:  Burr Oak Lodge

WHEN:  Saturday, November 15, 1-4p.m.

Come join us for the 1st Southeastern Ohio ...

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Athens Asylum Program by Katherine Ziff

WHERE:  ATHENS CO. HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM

WHEN: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH FROM 1-2pm

On Sunday, November 9th from 1-2pm we will welcome Katherine ...

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Blennerhassett Island Archaeology program

Blennerhassett Island Archaeology program

Here is the forth program given here at ACHS&M for Archaeology Month.  Dr. Jerrel Anderson, Archaeological Curator of the Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History in ...

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2014 Historic Homes Tour tickets on sale now!

2014 Historic Homes Tour tickets on sale now!

WHAT: HISTORIC TOUR OF UPTOWN CHURCHES WITH STAINED GLASS ART FEATURED

WHEN: SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7TH FROM 1-4P.M.

WHERE:   2 Court street, 24 W. ...

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Archaeology Month program #2- The Great Circle Mound

Archaeology Month program #2- The Great Circle Mound

GreatCircleMound.PicClick here to watch The Great Circle Project with Brett Ruby

Here is the second program ...

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Athens Asylum Tee Shirts on sale now!

Athens Asylum Tee Shirts on sale now!

Athens Asylum T-Shirts and Posters

Original artwork, by local artist, Sandy Plunkett, promoting the preservation of the Athens Asylum has been incorporated on t-shirts ...

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Growing Up in Athens Book Project

Growing Up in Athens Book Project

The “Growing Up in Athens Book Project” is a collaborative effort of the Athens County Historical Society, the Athens Community Arts, Parks and Recreation Department ...

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The Fall 2014 Bulletin~

The Fall 2014 Bulletin~

The fall 2014 Bulletin is due out the beginning of September so look for your paper copy in the mail and your electronic version via ...

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OUR FIRST WEB PROGRAM IS UP!

OUR FIRST WEB PROGRAM IS UP!

I'm very excited to announce that our programs here at the Museum will be video taped in the future and will appear here on our ...

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Historical Walking Tour of the Athens Asylum

Historical Walking Tour of the Athens Asylum

August 17, 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Lin Hall, The Ridges

George Eberts, an expert on the history of the Athens Asylum or “The Ridges,” ...

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Tuesdays – Saturdays from 12-4p.m.

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