“The Athens Asylum- 150 Years of a Healing Landscape” Exhibit Opens in March

For 150 years, the Athens Asylum has been one of our region’s most notable institutions and complex of buildings. Construction began in 1868.  The original cost of construction was $621,000 (equivalent to $15 million today). This facility was not just a hospital. It was its own small community consisting of

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Online History Shop Now Open

You can now purchase all your favorite History Shop items online! Find your Athens Asylum tee shirts, pint glasses, posters and books, Southeast Ohio related books and reference material Growing Up in Athens, A Collection of Memories book Local art work Brew Week and Ohio is HOME products and tee

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