Walking Tours of the Historic Asylum Grounds

2022 Asylum Tour Dates! Are you looking for an outdoor activity that the whole family can enjoy? SOHC is happy to announce our list of dates for walking tours of the Athens Asylum! Join long-time Appalachian Behavioral Health employee and Athens Asylum advocate, George Eberts, for an engaging tour of

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Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum

November 2021 Asylum Tour with George Eberts! Are you looking for an outdoor activity that the whole family can enjoy? SOHC is happy to announce November’s walking tour of the Athens Asylum will be on Saturday, November 13th at 2:00 pm! Join long-time Appalachian Behavioral Health employee and Athens Asylum

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We’ve missed you! We’re looking forward to welcoming you back on Wednesday, August 12th!

  What an emotional ride these last few months have been. From all of us at the History Center, we hope that you are continuing to stay safe and healthy. We have certainly missed seeing you and we are thrilled to be reopening our doors on Wednesday, August 12th. We

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10,000 Feet for Freedom: Ohio’s 1912 Women’s Suffrage Parade – March 26, 2020 5:30PM to 7:30PM

  Join us at the History Center on Thursday, March 26, 2020, 5:30PM-7:30PM In 1850-1851, the men of Ohio held a Constitutional Convention. They thought the 1802 Constitution needed updating. Ohio women agreed whole-heartily. They immediately convened four equal suffrage conventions in Columbiana, Morgan, and Morrow counties. They collected petitions

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Finding Manasseh with Ann Fidler – Thursday, February 20 5:30PM-7:30PM

  Join us at the History Center on Thursday, February 20, 2020, 5:30PM-7:30PM. To date, Manasseh Cutler’s life has been rendered selectively by proud descendants or glancingly by historians using broad strokes. What is missing is a full and frank account of a man who was by turns brilliant, anxious,

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History On Tap – February 11, 2020 5PM-7PM

Who says history only belongs in a museum? Join us on Tuesday, February 11 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Jackie O’s Taproom, 25 Campbell St., Athens OH, for a few pints with us as fellow history geeks!

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Historic Walking Tour Athens Asylum – December 15, 2019 2PM

  Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum 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! Tour the famous Athens Asylum during its sesquicentennial year (1868-2018). Meet at the Kennedy Museum of Art, in

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The Local Girls Concert – December 8, 2019 3:30 PM

                The Local Girls’ popularity is anything but local. The Athens, Ohio-based trio’s three-part harmony and engaging delivery has won them fans across the Midwest and even at the White House. The Local Girls have opened for Chubby Checker, accompanied David Bromberg, performed

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Speaker Series – December 12, 2019 5:30 PM Director of Arc of Appalachia to Speak About Ohio Forests at Southeast Ohio History Center

  Director of Arc of Appalachia to Speak About Ohio Forests at Southeast Ohio History Center The Southeast Ohio History Center is presenting the final installment of its Landscape of Community 2019 Speaker Series on Thursday evening at 5:30pm on December 12th. Nancy Stranahan, the Director of the Arc of Appalachia Preserve System,

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Speaker Series – Terrorizing Immigrants and Catholics: the Ohio KKK in the 1920s

For our fifth installment in the Landscape of Community Speaker Series, the Southeast Ohio History Center welcomes William Trollinger of the University of Dayton on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 5:30PM. Having virtually disappeared in the late nineteenth century, the Ku Klux Klan exploded onto the national in the early

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Annual Fundraiser Sponsors

Today is the day! The Hunchback of Notre Dame, silent Film and Organ concert with Dennis James. Tickets are still available at the front desk. $50 for Members and $60 for Non Members. A Huge Thanks to All Our Sponsors. Without your support this event wouldn’t be possible.  

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Hunchback of Notre Dame Silent Film/Organ Concert with Dennis James at Southeast Ohio History Center

On Sunday, November 3rd, 2019, the Southeast Ohio History Center’s powerful pipe organ will sing out as renowned professional organist Dennis James performs the accompanying score of a classic silent film. The film for this event will be the 1923 classic The Hunchback of Notre Dame, starring Hollywood’s Man of a Thousand

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The National Register of Historic Places: Guidelines and Tips for Nominating Your Historic Site – October 17, 2019

Join us and guest speaker Tim Anderson on October 17, 2019 at 5:30 PM, at the Southeast Ohio History Center. The presentation will include an overview of the National Register for Historic Places, and will provide information on the nomination procedure and the various steps in the process, requirements for

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NIGHT Walking Tour Historic Athens Asylum – October 31, 2019 10:00PM

Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum October 30, 2019 10:00 PM 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

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Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum – October 31, 2019

Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum October 31, 2019 5:00PM 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! Tour the famous Athens Asylum during its sesquicentennial year (1868-2018). Meet at the Kennedy Museum

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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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Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum – October 30, 2019

Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum October 30, 2019 5:00PM 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! Tour the famous Athens Asylum during its sesquicentennial year (1868-2018). Meet at the Kennedy Museum

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Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum -2 TOURS October 27, 2019

Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum October 27, 2019 2:00PM & 4:00PM 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! Tour the famous Athens Asylum during its sesquicentennial year (1868-2018). Meet at the

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Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum – October 20, 2019

Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum October 20, 2019 2:00PM 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! Tour the famous Athens Asylum during its sesquicentennial year (1868-2018). Meet at the Kennedy Museum

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Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum – October 13, 2019

    Walking Tour of the Historic Athens Asylum October 13, 2019 2:00 PM 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! Tour the famous Athens Asylum during its sesquicentennial year (1868-2018). Meet at

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