Dancing in the Depths Steampunk Ball

Saturday, September 30th at the Athens Venue located at 29 E. Carpenter Street come enjoy a night of fantasy at the Steampunk Ball The festivities

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History Happy Hour Returns with Music and Trivia

Friday, September 22nd, 5-7pm come and enjoy 2 hours of great company, open mic music and history trivia games. Admission fee is free for members

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The Ohio University Marching 110: 50 Years of Funk Exhibit opens October 6th!

JOIN US ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6TH FROM 7-9:30PM FOR THE OPENING OF THIS EXCITING NEW EXHIBIT! Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Most Exciting

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The Cornwell Series presents~The Phantom of the Opera One Night Only Event!

Sunday, October 29th from 6:00-9:00pm the organ will sing out as The Phantom of the Opera will be played LIVE by renowned professional organist Dennis

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“Growing up in Athens” Book Launch Nov. 25th!

Please join us on November 25th from 5-7pm to celebrate the launch of Growing up in Athens!  We will have books for sale and many

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2017 Schedule for Athens Asylum Walking Tours

NEXT ASYLUM TOUR IS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8TH.  Join us in October and experience the Athens Asylum History Tour! October 8th, 2-4pm October 15th, 2-4pm October

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You just gotta see this~

We’ve been working hard here at the History Center to bring original artwork, crafts and literature from our very talented and very exceptional local folks

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Book search now available online for The Levering Library and The Jim and Shirley Hayes Genealogy Center

You can now search for any of our books online through our new system. You can search by name, author, title or keyword. We will

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Coolville History book now available!

The 5th edition of The History of Coolville is now available in the Museum Shop and by mail order.  After two years, the 5th edition

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Library and Genealogy Center Now Open!

The Library and Genealogy Research Center is now open on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:00 to 2:00pm. We are working hard to add staff and

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Award winning Gramma Gatewood book now available in our gift shop!

“When Grandma Gatewood Took a Hike” is an inspiring story, imparting the notion that an action as basic as walking for pleasure could result in

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50 Best Things to do in Athens

Love Athens? Want to find great things to do and places to eat? Then check out The 50 Best Things to Do in Athens, Ohio

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Access Our Historical Photos through Ohio Memory

We now have archived images that are available to you online! Through a partnership with the Ohio History Connection and the State Library of Ohio,

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Mobile History Boxes Now Available For Loan From ACHS&M

Through a generous grant from the Athens Foundation, historical period educational materials are available for loan at no cost from the Southeast Ohio History Center.

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Capturing Cemetery Images

Learn some tips and tricks for taking clearer, more readable images when photographing markers and memorials. Cell phone cameras and other digital equipment have made

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