Asylum Program at Athens Public Library

NAMI Athens Speaker Series at The Athens Public Library The Early Years of the Athens Lunatic [sic] Asylum Speaker: Katherine Ziff .15 CEUs for Athens

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Architectural Walking Tours coming March 19th!

To celebrate the remarkable architectural heritage of Athens Ohio, the Athens County Historical Society and Preservation Athens are sponsoring two walking tours on Saturday, March

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Gift shop closed Saturday, January 23, 2016

Due to the expected snow storm we have closed the gift shop on Saturday. We will be reopen as usual on Tuesday, January 26th. Stay

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On The Move Updates!

We have now begun the gargantuan task of moving the Exhibits and Collections Department.  They will be the first to relocate to the new Southeast

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Great Sale going on in our Gift Shop

  ANNOUNCING GREAT SALES IN THE ACHS&M GIFT SHOP This year in the gift shop from now until 1 January 2016: 10% Discount on all

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Read the latest Bulletin Here

Well, the holidays are almost over- hope everyone had a safe and happy one!  Let us look forward to 2016 as a time of great

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CONCERT TO SUPPORT ACHS&M AT ARTS WEST DEC. 12TH

SATB: A different Kind of Choir presents: “Singing About Times Bygone” A Benefit for: Athens County Historical Society December 12th, 2015, 7:00 PM Arts West

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Gingerbread Cookie Decorating Night at the Museum The Athens County Historical Society and Museum is sponsoring a gingerbread cookie decorating opportunity for families on Thursday,

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2015 HOLIDAY HOME TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW!

Tickets are $10.00 for ACHS&M members $15.00 to general public. The tour this year is on Sunday, December 6th from 1:00pm-4:00pm. Tickets may be purchased

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Gingerbread Competition on display in December

  Come visit a Gingerbread wonderland at ACHS&M this December! The 2015 Uptown For The Holidays Gingerbread Competition kicks off December 1st. Admission is free

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A New Home AND NAME For History

As we approach our goal of having a new home for the Athens County Historical Society and Museum and Athens Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical

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Ed Newman speaking on Athens Co. Bricks this Thursday

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19TH 5:00-6:00pm IN THE ACHS&M MUSEUM we will be hosting Ed Newman who will give a presentation on the history of bricks in

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ARTIFACT IDENTIFICATION DAY AT WAYNE NATIONAL FOREST

11th ANNUAL ARTIFACT IDENTIFICATION DAY AT WAYNE NATIONAL FORREST EVER WONDER WHAT THAT WEIRD ROCK ON YOUR BOOKSHELF REALLY IS? PLEASE BRING YOUR ARTIFACTS AND

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Archaeology Month begins Thur. Oct 8th from 5-6pm

Archaeology Month features speakers the first four weeks of October on Thursdays from 5:00-6:00pm.  All programs are free and open to the public! Refreshments are

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ACHS&M 65 N. Court property for sale

IT’S OFFICIAL- The Athens County Historical Society and Museum will be moving to 24 W. State Street in early 2016! We have secured a buyer

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2nd Annual S.E. Ohio History Day at Burr Oak

WHAT: S.E. Ohio History Day WHERE:  Burr Oak Lodge WHEN:  Sunday, September 20th from 10-5:00pm Come join us for the 2nd Southeastern Ohio History Day! 

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17th Annual Pawpaw Festival Sept. 11-13th

It’s almost that time of year again to head on out to Lake Snowden for the Annual Pawpaw Festival!  ACHS&M will have our gift shop

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Shawnee Four Winds Pouch Workshop

Join us Saturday, November 7th from 1-4pm for our Second Annual Native American craft-work series. This year our Museum Coordinator Bosha Green will be conducting

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Athens County Antique Machinery Show

Lovers of old steam powered engines and machinery of yesteryear will want to visit Lake Snowden on September 26 & 27th  for the Antique machinery

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July Brew Week Asylum Tour Dates

We have set up special tours of the Athens Asylum during Brew Week this year.  Our tour guide, George Eberts will take you on a

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An Ode to the Humble Athens Brick

Emerson Thoreau’s thoughtful contemplation on the history of the bricks of Athens. Thoreau has put into words what great meaning our original brick streets have

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ACHS&M’s Spring Open house May 8th!

 FRIDAY, MAY 8TH, 5-8pm. Call your friends and neighbors and bring them to the Spring Open House at your ACHS&M! We are going to have

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Athens Asylum Conference a success!

Our first Asylum Conference was a great coming together of minds. We would like to thank the Ohio University Geography Department, the Planning and Space

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NEW Giftshop items online at ShopAthensOhio.com

Go to:   http://shopathensohio.com/athens-historical-society/ We are very happy to announce that we have partnered with ShopAthensOhio.com to bring some of our more popular gift shop items

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