15th Annual SEO Dulcimer Festival Oct. 14-16

The Federal Valley Resource Center, located at 8225 State Route 329 in Stewart, Ohio presents the 15th Annual Southeast Ohio Dulcimer Festival on October 14-16,

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Dinner on Rock Mill Covered Bridge

Does dinner under the canopy of one of Ohio’s beautiful covered bridges sound like your idea of the perfect night out?  Join the Fairfield County

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Kilvert Historic Families Celebration

Come discover the rich multicultural history of the Kilvert area Saturday, August 6, 2016, beginning at 1;00pm at the Kilvert Community Center. Interested in cultural

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Brew Week Schedule of Tours & Events

It’s time again to dust off that beer stein and get ready for a whole bunch of excellent craft brews! This year we here at

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Raiders on the Ohio press conference coming to Athens

The Raiders on the Ohio© campaign invites you to attend a Press Conference to announce the Athens County Story Telling Oral History Town Hall Event When:             

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JULY UPDATE ON CONSTRUCTION AND REMODELING

JULY UPDATE- July has been a very busy month here, so many positive things going forward!  The construction crews are here working on the elevator

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Appalachian Population History Project program this Saturday!

For additional information, please contact: Little Cities of Black Diamonds Council P.O. Box 128, Shawnee, OH 43782 lcbdohio@gmail.com The Athens County Historical Society is pleased

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Behind the scenes Tour June 11th

Join us for a Behind the Scenes tour of the Southeast Ohio History Center, a work in progress. The History Center is located at 24

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ACHS&M Annual Meeting Information

Greetings ACHS&M Members! The Athens County Historical Society and Museum’s Annual meeting will be held on Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 2:00pm at the Shade

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Free Historic Organ Concert June 12th at First Presbyterian Church

      This information was provided by Janice Robison, Organist, First Presbyterian Church, Athens, Ohio “From Sea to Shining Sea” is an organ and

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ASYLUM TOUR FOR APRIL 17TH CANCELED

Due to a death in the family, the Asylum Tour scheduled for this Sunday, April 17th has to be canceled.  We regret the inconvenience and

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Cosette Byron Jarvis- An evening with her art

The public is cordially invited to an art exhibit featuring painting by the late Cosette Byron Jarvis of Stewart.  The Federal Valley Resource Center in

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Update on big changes for the Southeast Ohio History Center

See the progress of turning a church into a history center!   Work has been underway for months, moving, deconstructing, renovating and preparing the First

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The Confederate Government and Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln

Decapitating the Union: Jefferson Davis, Judah Benjamin and the Plot to Assassinate Lincoln. Presented by the Ohio Civil War Round Table Author and Attorney John

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Cutler Community Center & The Multicultural Genealogical Center of Chesterhill present “Our Heritage and Legacy” Event

SATURDAY APRIL 30th, FROM 10:00 AM UNTIL 3PM CUTLER COMMUNITY CENTER “OUR HERITAGE AND LEGACY” AN EXCHANGE OF LOCAL HISTORY PART VIII PUBLIC EVENT –

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Athens County Family History book of 1987 available now!

1987 Athens County Family History Book Complied by Beverly Schumacher and Mary L. Bowman. This reprint of the 1987 original contains 310 pages with an

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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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