Ohio History Connection September 2023

September 21, 2023
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Ohio Archaeology Day

Ohio History Center 
Sat., Sept. 30 
10 a.m.–4 p.m. 


Dig into history at our annual Archaeology Day! Explore Ohio’s past with archaeologists from across the state. Learn what it takes to be an archaeologist, participate in a mock dig on site and hear from experts in the field. Activities will include presentations, partner booths, pottery making, flint knapping, atlatl throwing and mastodon crafts.  

Included with general museum admission. Ohio History Connection members enjoy free admission. 

All Hallows’ Eve

Ohio Village 
Saturdays in October 
5:30–9:30 p.m. 


Enjoy an evening of 1890s-style family fun at All Hallows’ Eve, with a retelling of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by the bonfire, pumpkin carving and strange characters roaming Ohio Village. Come revel in Victorian-era entertainment including fortune telling, crafts, games and more!  

Advance ticketing required. $18/Adult, $14/Youth ages 4–12, $13/Member adult, $9/Member youth & Free/Children 3 & under. 

Hands-On History–Little Historians

Ohio History Center  
Sat., Sept. 23  
11 a.m.– Noon


Explore Ohio's history with your little ones!  We're providing a drop-in, open discovery space for your little historian to build, create and discover everything Ohio. You and your child aged 3–7 can freely explore our hands-on stations, and we'll wrap up our discovery time with a story.  
Included with general museum admission. Ohio History Connection members enjoy free admission. A parent or guardian must be present with the child during the program. 

Site Event Spotlight– Outdoor Movie Night

Harriet Beecher Stowe House 
Sat., Sept 23 
8–10 p.m.  


Join us for a free community movie night! Bring your own lawn chair and/or blankets. We will be showing 42, which tells the story of two men–the great Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) and the legendary Brooklyn Dodgers manager Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford)–whose brave stand against prejudice forever changed the world by changing the game of baseball. 

This event is free, though registration is recommended. 

In case you missed it–Ohio’s Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks Inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site 

Adventure + Learning   

Do you like family adventures with a side of learning? With an Ohio History Connection membership, you can ride a canal boat, explore the Gemini VIII space capsule, learn how to knap flint and more! You and your family will have a blast while learning about Ohio’s stories. With prices starting as low as $50, there’s a membership level for everyone. Get all the details and join today at www.ohiohistory.org/join


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