“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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Blennerhassett Island Archaeology program

Here is the forth program given here at ACHS&M for Archaeology Month.  Dr. Jerrel Anderson, Archaeological Curator of the Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History in

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Gingerbread Houses now on display throughout uptown businesses

Thank you to all the wonderful bakers and artists who took part in the Gingerbread Contest this year!  They were all amazing and we look

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2014 Historic Homes Tour tickets on sale now!

WHAT: HISTORIC TOUR OF UPTOWN CHURCHES WITH STAINED GLASS ART FEATURED WHEN: SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7TH FROM 1-4P.M. WHERE:   2 Court street, 24 W. State Street,

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Archaeology Month program #2- The Great Circle Mound

  Here is the second program of Archaeology Month here at the Athens Co. Historical Society & Museum.  Dr. Brett Ruby is the Archaeologist at

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1897-1909 Athens Gazette available online!

Thanks to the Ohio History Connection, we can now access the Athens County Gazette from 1897 to 1909.   Information supplied by the Ohio History

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Athens Asylum Tee Shirts on sale now!

 Athens Asylum T-Shirts and Posters   Original artwork, by local artist, Sandy Plunkett, promoting the preservation of the Athens Asylum has been incorporated on t-shirts

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“Growing Up In Athens” Memories/Stories needed soon!

REMINDER- PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR STORY OR MEMORY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE-  We were shooting for the end of December but we realized that this time

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The Fall 2014 Bulletin~

The fall 2014 Bulletin is due out the beginning of September so look for your paper copy in the mail and your electronic version via

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Featured in the Summer Bulletin~

The Summer edition of The Bulletin is coming! If you’re not already receiving the Bulletin, ACHS&M’s quarterly newsletter,you’re really missing out on a lot of

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