Traditional Quilt Show is now down

LAST 3 DAYS TO SEE Transforming Traditions Quilt Exhibit showing now until September 15th! Make plans to come in to see the quilt exhibit before

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Pawpaw Festival Starts This Friday!

There’s a cool breeze in the air, which means we start thinking about the Pawpaw! Come celebrate Ohio’s largest indigenous native fruit. There are many

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Calling all bird watchers!

Annual Chimney Swifts Count starts Sept. 8th. Come be a part of this fascinating event! Witness a local staging area for migrating Chimney Swifts before

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Sidewalk Astronomy set for Sept. 3rd and 4th

Please join us for another installation of Sidewalk Astronomy at the Southeast Ohio History Center!  Future Astronomy Professor Ben Weiser will be our host for

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Modern Quilts of the Early 1900’s with Meta Van Nostran

Thursday, August 31st from 6:00-8:00pm  Admission is free to SEO History Center members, Non-members: $7 Adults, $5 Seniors and students If you love quilts, you

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A Step Back In Time: What They Wore Fashion Show

Thursday, August 17th at 7:00pm join us at the Federal Valley Resource Center for the fashion show of the centuries! Clothing from 3 centuries will

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Brew Week 2017 Schedule of Events

Join us this July for a fun packed week of programs, events and tours for Brew Week! Here are our upcoming events:                                                                                                                                                       

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National Donut Day June 2nd

Free  locally made Donuts will be offered during your visit to the museum on Friday, June 2nd in honor of National Donut Day. Poppy seeds

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Regional Heritage Stewardship Program coming to SEO History Center

The Southeast Ohio History Center will host the Conservation Center for art and historic artifacts Regional Heritage Stewardship Programs on June 22nd and 23rd. The

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National Registry of Historic Places Presentation

Thur. May 25th at 6:00pm at the SEO History Center Athens Historic Preservation Commission and Southeast Ohio History Center hold National Registry of Historic Places

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Ribbon Cutting for The History Center

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the Southeast Ohio History Center took place on Wednesday, April 12th!  With the support of the Athens Chamber of Commerce

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Construction & Museum Store Update April 25th, 2017

We finally made it! With just a few last minute tweaks, phase 1 of the construction is now complete.  Our elevator is now working and

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Grand Opening April 15, 2017 2-5pm

We proudly announce the grand opening of The Southeast Ohio History Center! This free event will feature new exhibits and an expanded museum that you

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Museum Store Closed till Grand Opening

The Museum Store (formally the Gift Shop) will be closed starting Friday, March 17th till our Grand Opening on April 15th. We will be rebuilding

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“Lest We Forget” Remembering Washington County In WWI

On Friday, April 7th, starting at 7:30pm join the The Castle Museum for a concert commemorating the Centennial of WWI held at the Peoples Bank

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Silent Film “Shoulder Arms” with Charlie Chaplin showing at SEOHC

Come join us on Thursday,  April 6th at 6:00pm at SEOHC for some early evening entertainment as we show the Silent 1918 film “Shoulder Arms”

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Exploring Ohio’s Architectural Styles 1790-1900’s

Program- Friday March 17, at 2:00pm. at the Southeast Ohio History Center Dana Bogart Cress with the Ohio History Preservation Corps in Piqua, Ohio, will

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2nd History Game Night Champions!

Oh yeah, we did it again! History Game Night entertained, amused and even occasionally stumped our esteemed panel of experts! The next Game Night will

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Construction & Gift Shop Update March 1, 2017

Things are springing up all over- the annex is built and the elevator installers have been busy at work this week and last. The contractors

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Marietta’s Ministerial Land Morass Program

Monday, March 6th beginning at 7:00pm The Washington County Historical Society will present a program on “Marietta’s Ministerial Land Morass.” Speaking will be Scott Britton,

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Construction & Gift Shop Update December 21.2016

We have outside walls up!  Just look at how lovely they are. Ah, it does my heart good to see how much progress the bricklayers

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Holiday Schedule for Administrative Offices

The offices of the Southeast Ohio History Center will be closed from Friday, December 23rd at noon to Tuesday, January 3rd.  Happy Holidays Everyone!   

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Construction Update Dec. 6, 2016

It has been a year of change- Almost a year ago, we bought a building and began the daunting task of turning a 100 year

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Holiday Home Tours set for Dec. 4th

This years Holiday Homes Tour will continue with the Elegant East End.  Due to the enormous interest in the old East End last year, our

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“Southeast Ohio: A Common Heritage” Book opening Dec. 8th at SEO History Center

  Thursday, December 8th from 6-7:30pm, join us for the opening of The Athens Messenger’s newest local book on Southeast Ohio!  Refreshments will be served

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