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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“The Sky Has Fallen” New Museum Exhibit open Now

The Sky Has Fallen Troops, Turmoil, and Teargas Ohio University  1968-1970 The new exhibit is a black and white photographic display of images in Athens

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Commemoration of the end of the Civil War on the Courthouse steps

On April 9, 1865, rebel General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox, Virginia. 150 years later, we are celebrating the

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Join The Friends of the Adena Mound Group

ACHS&M was given a piece of property to care for that holds an ancient Adena/Hopewell mound located in The Plains, Ohio. It was deeded to

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Barbara Powers Presentation on Packard Architecture

Join architectural historian Barbara Powers of the Ohio History Connection in examining several of the key buildings that defined nationally recognized Columbus architect Frank L.

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“Footsteps Through Heritage” Robert Gordon’s Black History Presentation

Robert Gordon’s presentation for ACHS&M given on February 25th is now available to view. Click here to watch!     “Footsteps Through Heritage” Trunk Show

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“Footsteps Through Heritage” Robert Gordon’s Black History Presentation

Robert Gordon’s presentation for ACHS&M given on February 25th is now available to view.  Click here to watch! “Footsteps Through Heritage” Trunk Show – Robert

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BREW WEEK TOURS ARE BACK!

We are happy to announce that our very popular pub&bar tours will be running from Friday, July 10th through Saturday, July 18th. We run 2

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Having Fun With Genealogy Program coming to ACHS&M

ACHS&M will welcome Genealogist and author Vicki Korn Niggemeyer on SATURDAY, JULY 18TH at 2:00PM here at the Museum for “Getting Creative with Genealogy,” a

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Links to Area Historical & Geneological Groups

This list is comprised of local area groups that are connected with history, genealogy and services for the southeastern Ohio region. If your organization would

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The Newark Earthworks: One of the World’s Ancient Wonders

Here is the last program in our 5 part series for Archaeology Month. Dr. Bradley T. Lepper, Curator of Archaeology for the Ohio Historical Society,

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Gingerbread Cookie Decorating this Thursday at ACHS&M!

WHAT:  HOLIDAY COOKIE DECORATING WHEN: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11TH FROM 6-8P.M. WHERE: ATHENS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM Please bring the little ones (and big ones)

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Athens Asylum Program by Katherine Ziff

WHERE:  ATHENS CO. HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM WHEN: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH FROM 1-2pm On Sunday, November 9th from 1-2pm we will welcome Katherine Ziff, author

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