From Farm to Table Exhibit Opening

From Farm to Table is on display now at the History Center! This exhibit, in collaboration with the Athens Farmers Market, celebrates the rich agriculture and food culture of our region. We’ve put some of our favorite artifacts on display, including a fanning mill used for winnowing grain that was

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Booker T. Washington Historical Marker Dedication

On 18 October 2008 an historical marker was dedicated in Athens, Ohio, in front of the house on W. Washington Street where Booker T. Washington married his second wife, Olivia Davidson. The copy from the reads thus: Front In this house, on 11 August 1886, famed African-American educator Booker T.

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100 Years of Change: An International Perspective – March 8, 2020

Celebrate International Women’s Day with a panel discussion of women’s issues at the History Center. Light refreshments will be served courtesy of the League of Women Voters Athens County and the Ohio University Department of History! 2PM to 4PM  

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NIGHT Walking Tour Historic Athens Asylum – October 30, 2019

Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum October 30, 2019 10:00PM THIS IS A SPECIAL TOUR AT 10PM. LIMITED SPACE. TICKETS ARE $50 EACH You can buy tickets and give as gifts for any tours during 2019, just call us at 740-592-2280 and choose the gift shop option! THIS IS

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Tales Of Southeastern Ohio

Dave Norris and Ron Mash of D & R Studio LLC have created a YouTube channel with Tales of Southeastern Ohio.Here they present video features all about the stories, legends, music and lore of Southeastern Ohio. Tales Of Southeastern Ohio is a production of D & R Studio and Hometown

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History On Tap, June 11, 2019

Who says history only belongs in a museum? Join us for History on Tap for lively discussions and a few pints with us as fellow history geeks! Join Tom O’Grady and History Center staff members for this monthly event to bring history to the masses! Come meet new friends and

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History On Tap – January 8, 2019

Who says history only belongs in a museum? Join us for History on Tap every second Tuesday of the month for lively discussions and a few pints with fellow history geeks! History on Tap at Jackie O’s Taproom Tuesday, January 8, 2019 5:30 to 7:30 PM Join Tom O’Grady and

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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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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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