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Ohio History Connection Selections

Inventing Ohio

The first airplane. The light bulb. The …revolving hay rake? From the well-known to the lesser-known, Ohio’s history is chock-full of innovative …

Natural History is Ohio History!

When you think of Ohio history, the first things to come to mind might be Ohio’s military history, presidents and national politics, …

It’s Turkey Time!

Each year as November rolls around, many Americans’ thoughts turn to turkey. But how did this uniquely North American bird become a …

Narrowing Down Newspapers

Newspapers are kind of a slog to read through. You know it, and we do too. Let’s share a few search strategies …

100 Years of the NFL

  When William “Pudge” Heffelfinger became the first professional football player in 1892 (he was paid $500 to play one game for …

Thank You, Healthcare Workers!

For helping us through illness and injuries caused by everything from pandemics to wars to everyday life, we would like to share …

A History of Juneteenth

Our current national conversation about race is leading many of you to want to dig deeper into the real stories of African …