The Local Girls Annual Benefit Concert

Join the Local Girls with their special guest Sarah Hart on Sunday, December 10th starting at 2pm for their annual Christmas concert here at the History Center, 24 W. State St., Athens. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for 12 and under. Tickets sold at the door. Program will

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“Growing up in Athens” Book Launch Nov. 25th!

Please join us on November 25th from 3-5pm to celebrate the launch of Growing up in Athens!  We will have books for sale and many of the writers will be here so you’ll be able to get your book signed while enjoying selected readings and light refreshments. This event is

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CLOSED NOV. 10TH FOR VETERANS DAY OBSERVANCE

We will be closed on Friday, November 10th in observance of Veterans Day. We encourage our members and visitors to reach out to our Veterans on Friday and thank them for their service. We will reopen on Saturday, November 11th at 10am.

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Time to Renew Your Kroger Rewards for ACHS&M

Time to Renew Enrollment in the Kroger Community Rewards Program . . . It is NOT done automatically each year! As you know, we get receive donations from the Kroger Company through our members who shop there IF they have enrolled and designated the ACHS&M as the recipient for rewards. 

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The Cornwell Series presents~The Phantom of the Opera One Night Only Event!

Sunday, October 29th from 6:00-9:00pm the organ will sing out as The Phantom of the Opera will be played LIVE by renowned professional organist Dennis James to the 1925 Silent Film version of The Phantom. Hearing the live pipe organ singing out the melodies of The Phantom will send chills

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Yes, Virginia, Women Can Funk!

Tuesday, October 24th from 7:00-8:30, join a talented, passionate panel of women in a discussion about Title IX and the Marching 110 at Ohio University. Panelists include: Dr. Kim Little Beverly Jones Jo Harris Carpenter Dr. Sherry Hill This event is free and open to the public! 24 W. State

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Genealogy Chapter Meeting Oct. 16th

If you are one of the millions working on finding your family history/genealogy, we invite you to attend the Athens Chapter of the Ohio Genealogy Society meeting which will be held this Monday, October 16th at 7:00pm.  The meeting will be held in the Hayes Family Genealogy Center located in

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Traditional Crafts Day

On Saturday, October 14th, from 12-4pm the History Center will be taken over by traditional crafts of times gone by!  Return to the past and see how old time quilters, bucket makers and paper crafters practiced their art. From 5-7pm join Pat Quackenbush as he demonstrates 5000 Years of Beer

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Dancing in the Depths Steampunk Ball

Saturday, September 30th at the Athens Venue located at 29 E. Carpenter Street come enjoy a night of fantasy at the Steampunk Ball The festivities start at 7pm and go till 10pm. We’ll have refreshments and great music, costume contests and of course, dancing!! Admission is free and we’d love

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History Happy Hour Returns with Music and Trivia

Friday, September 22nd, 5-7pm come and enjoy 2 hours of great company, open mic music and history trivia games. Admission fee is free for members of SEOHC. Adults $7, Seniors, $5.  Beer and wine will be available for donations. Start your Friday night right with us! For more information call

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Traditional Quilt Show is now down

LAST 3 DAYS TO SEE Transforming Traditions Quilt Exhibit showing now until September 15th! Make plans to come in to see the quilt exhibit before it closes!  This exhibit will be coming down Sept. 15th so if you haven’t gotten a chance to see it, now’s the time! Examines the

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Pawpaw Festival Starts This Friday!

There’s a cool breeze in the air, which means we start thinking about the Pawpaw! Come celebrate Ohio’s largest indigenous native fruit. There are many educational booths, arts and crafts sales, live bands and some of the most wonderful tee shirts you’ll find all year! There is camping and a

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Calling all bird watchers!

Annual Chimney Swifts Count starts Sept. 8th. Come be a part of this fascinating event! Witness a local staging area for migrating Chimney Swifts before they depart to the Amazon basin for their winter vacation.  Dozens, sometimes hundreds of swifts congregate at nightfall and circle until they drop into area

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Sidewalk Astronomy set for Sept. 3rd and 4th

Please join us for another installation of Sidewalk Astronomy at the Southeast Ohio History Center!  Future Astronomy Professor Ben Weiser will be our host for these viewings. The event will be held in front of the Museum at 24 West State Street in Athens on Sunday, Sept. 3rd and Monday,

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Modern Quilts of the Early 1900’s with Meta Van Nostran

Thursday, August 31st from 6:00-8:00pm  Admission is free to SEO History Center members, Non-members: $7 Adults, $5 Seniors and students If you love quilts, you will not want to miss this program! Art Deco and Art Nouveau Quilts of the Early 1900’s, with Meta Van Nostran. Where:  Southeast Ohio History

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A Step Back In Time: What They Wore Fashion Show

Thursday, August 17th at 7:00pm join us at the Federal Valley Resource Center for the fashion show of the centuries! Clothing from 3 centuries will be modeled and displayed including uniforms from 3 wars, 2 local wedding dresses, evening and every day wear. This event is free for everyone and

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Brew Week 2017 Schedule of Events

Join us this July for a fun packed week of programs, events and tours for Brew Week! Here are our upcoming events:                                                                                                                                                                     Hocking Valley Brewing Co, open 1905-1919 History of Moonshine in Appalachia, featuring a real copper still.                                                                                                               Nelsonville, Ohio When:  Saturday, July

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National Donut Day June 2nd

Free  locally made Donuts will be offered during your visit to the museum on Friday, June 2nd in honor of National Donut Day. Poppy seeds will also be offered to the public for beautification and remembrance. These symbols are related to the current WWI exhibit in the History Center. Donuts

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Regional Heritage Stewardship Program coming to SEO History Center

The Southeast Ohio History Center will host the Conservation Center for art and historic artifacts Regional Heritage Stewardship Programs on June 22nd and 23rd. The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) specializes in the treatment of art and historic artifacts on paper and provides preservation education, training, and

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National Registry of Historic Places Presentation

Thur. May 25th at 6:00pm at the SEO History Center Athens Historic Preservation Commission and Southeast Ohio History Center hold National Registry of Historic Places Nomination Process Presentation In recognition of May as Historic Preservation Month, the Athens Historic Preservation Commission and the Southeast Ohio History Center are sponsoring a

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