The mission of the Ohio Historical Society is to help people connect with Ohio’s past in order to understand the present and create a better future.
Our History and a message from our Director
Learn about all about our humble beginings over a hundred years ago.
Board of Trustees
Free site admission, subscriptions to award winning publications, reduced rates on exciting Society activities... and a whole lot more! You can share in Ohio's rich heritage by becoming a member of the Ohio Historical Society.
Support the Ohio Historical Society
Private gifts from individuals, businesses, foundations, and organizations help support the Society’s educational programs, special projects, and general operations. Contributions of $150 or more are recognized in the Society's Annual Report and on the Foundation's web pages, while gifts of $300 or more are recognized on the Donor Wall at the Ohio Historical Center in Columbus.
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