Sidewalk Astronomy set for Aug. 29 & 30th

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 Tuesday, August 29 and Wednesday, August

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Pawpaw Festival Time is Around the Corner!

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

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 Center, 24 W. State Street, Athens, Ohio. When: Thursday, August 31st from 6:00-8:00pm  Admission is free to SEO History Center

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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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2017 Schedule for Athens Asylum Walking Tours

NEXT ASYLUM TOUR IS ON SEPTEMBER 17TH, 2-4PM New dates have been added in October! ALL REGULAR ASYLUM TOURS WILL BE HELD ON THE THIRD SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH FROM 2:00PM-4:00PM UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED Tickets are $12.00 with a Southeast Ohio History Center/ACHS&M membership or $15.00 each for 12 and

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Pre-sale begins June 20th for Growing up in Athens book!

Order yours today to help the final push towards publishing costs! Growing Up in Athens: A Collection of Memories is a gorgeous limited edition 8.5×11 full color 350-page coffee table book being published by Orange  Frazer Press, Wilmington, Ohio. This book is the culmination of two years of work by

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Coolville History book now available!

The 5th edition of The History of Coolville is now available in the Museum Shop and by mail order.  After two years, the 5th edition is done and filled with additional information, great photos along with the historical information contained in previous editions. This new edition contains 155 pages and

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