Exploring Ohio’s Architectural Styles 1790-1900’s

Program- Friday March 17, at 2:00pm. at the Southeast Ohio History Center Dana Bogart Cress with the Ohio History Preservation Corps in Piqua, Ohio, will be exploring the architectural styles found throughout Ohio from the 1790’s through the middle of the 1900’s, and the historical themes influencing these trends. This

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Marietta’s Ministerial Land Morass Program

Monday, March 6th beginning at 7:00pm The Washington County Historical Society will present a program on “Marietta’s Ministerial Land Morass.” Speaking will be Scott Britton, who has been researching the subject of land that was originally granted within the Ministerial Land allotment set out by the Ohio Company and which

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Look to the Stars night returns to the History Center!

Friday, February 3, 6-10pm. Please join us for an evening of Sidewalk Astronomy to be hosted by the The Southeast Ohio History Center in front of the Museum at 24 West State Street in Athens on Friday evening, February 3rd from 6 – 10pm. Telescopes will be available and visitors

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Construction & Gift Shop Update December 21.2016

We have outside walls up!  Just look at how lovely they are. Ah, it does my heart good to see how much progress the bricklayers have made in the last week. The outside walls are being constructed to match the existing walls, including the stone details (which are covered to

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Holiday Schedule for Administrative Offices

The offices of the Southeast Ohio History Center will be closed from Friday, December 23rd at noon to Tuesday, January 3rd.  Happy Holidays Everyone!    The Staff of your Southeast Ohio History Center

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Construction Update Dec. 6, 2016

It has been a year of change- Almost a year ago, we bought a building and began the daunting task of turning a 100 year old church into a modern museum and historical center. It’s been a rocky road, but though the hard work of many people putting in many

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Holiday Home Tours set for Dec. 4th

This years Holiday Homes Tour will continue with the Elegant East End.  Due to the enormous interest in the old East End last year, our tour coordinator Therese Lackey convinced another 4 families to open their doors to celebrate the season! Time:  Sunday, December 4th from 1:00-4:00pm! Place: 31 Utah

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“Southeast Ohio: A Common Heritage” Book opening Dec. 8th at SEO History Center

  Thursday, December 8th from 6-7:30pm, join us for the opening of The Athens Messenger’s newest local book on Southeast Ohio!  Refreshments will be served and books will be available for purchase. What a great gift for your special someone or those local folks who live away from our area.

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“Local Girls” Concert coming Sunday, December 11th to SEOHC

The Local Girls’ Annual Christmas Concert will be held at the Southeast Ohio History Center, 24 West State Street, at 3:30pm on Sunday, December 11th. PARKING- Athens School System has given us permission to use the MIDDLE SCHOOL LOT located in the back during the Local Girls Concert!  A big

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Annual Cookie Decorating set for Thur. Dec. 15th

It’s back-  That sugary, messy but all around fun decorating of holiday cookies! Join us on Thursday, December 15th from 6-8pm at the Southeast Ohio History Center for our annual cookie decorating.  This event is free and open to the public so come on in a make an eatable work

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