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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“Local Girls” Concert coming Sunday, December 11th to SEOHC

The Local Girls’ Annual Christmas Concert will be held at the Southeast Ohio History Center, 24 West State Street, at 3:30pm on Sunday, December 11th.

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Annual Cookie Decorating set for Thur. Dec. 15th

It’s back-  That sugary, messy but all around fun decorating of holiday cookies! Join us on Thursday, December 15th from 6-8pm at the Southeast Ohio

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Construction Update Nov. 19, 2016

The beginning of November has seen a lot of changes! Things are really picking up now and the construction workers are putting in extra time

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The Clock has arrived home again!

Thanks to many volunteers, our clock has been set in it’s new location on the corner of the new History Center! Although it was raining

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Veterans Day Program on WWI

Please join us on Friday, November 11th from 2:00-3:30pm for a special Veterans Day program at the Southeast Ohio History Center located at 24 W.

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Construction Update Nov. 4, 2016

We have seen a lot of progress in the last couple of weeks!  The foundation for the addition which will house the elevator is above

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Teddy Roosevelt

“Teddy Roosevelt” makes a personal appearance at the Southeast Ohio History Center on Saturday, October 22nd! You don’t want to miss this opportunity to ask

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Third Annual Southeast Ohio History Day

This year we are showcasing Harvesting and Agricultural Heritage of Southeast Ohio.  Please join us at the Burr Oak Lodge on Saturday, November 12th from

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Archaeology Month Returns

Join us for a month of excellent programming during Archaeology Month!  We have partnered with Ohio University and Wayne National Forest this year to bring

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Military History Asylum Tours Set

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13th, 2:00-4:00p.m.  (Sold out) SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19th, 2:00-4:00p.m.-Still available In honor of Veterans Day this year join us for our first Asylum Tour

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Construction update 9.29.2016

The end of September sees the construction moving forward. We sure have made a mess but sometimes you have to deconstruct in order to modernize

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Folk Songs Across National Boundaries comes to SEO History Center

Come for an enchanting evening of Folk Songs Friday, September 30th, 6pm at The Southeast Ohio History Center, 24 West State Street, Athens, Ohio. Jack

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Singing About Times Bygone Concert FRIDAY, SEPT. 18TH 7-8PM

Please join us for a special concert by the SATB singers this Friday, September 18th from 7-8pm here at the History Center, located at 24

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September update on Construction and remodeling

Here it is already September and we at the History Center are working to the daily sounds of saws, hammers and large machinery! Many things

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“The Escape of Jane” featuring Patricia Thomas with special guest stars Saturday, August 27th at SEO History Center!

On Saturday, August 27th at 6:00pm you will have the opportunity to see Patricia Thomas’s theatrical adaptation of the book “The Escape of Jane” by

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