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March 2020

CANCELLED – OLHA Region 9 Regional Meeting – Southeast

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ross County Historical Society, 45 W. 5th St.
Chillicothe, OH 45601 United States
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$30 – $35

This event has been cancelled. For organizations in Athens, Gallia, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Pike, Ross, Scioto, and Vinton Counties. Host/Meet at: Ross County Historical Society, 45 W 5th St, Chillicothe, OH 45601 Note: Parking is available in the large lot across the street from the museum complex that belongs to the public library. Parking is also available along both sides of Fifth Street, and in the small lot belonging to Ross County Historical Society just past the museum buildings.…

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Long-Range Planning for Heritage Organizations (Webinar)

March 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online
Free

A long-range plan is one of the best ways you can show stakeholders and potential funders that your organization is working towards sustainability. This webinar outlines the steps and provides a road map for the planning process. Addresses AASLH StEPs Standards MVG 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.

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OLHA Region 5 Regional Meeting – EAST

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Historic Fort Steuben, 120 S 3rd St
Steubenville, OH 43952 United States
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$30 – $35

Register by Friday, March 13 For organizations in Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson, Stark, Tuscarawas, and Wayne Counties. Host/Meet at: Historic Fort Steuben, 120 S 3rd St, Steubenville, OH 43952 Note: Parking is available in the entry lot on S. 3rd Street as well as behind the Visitor Center via a driveway from Market Street just before the entrance to the Market Street Bridge. 9:00 REGISTRATION 9:30 WELCOME 9:45 SESSION Building and Maintaining a Relationship with Your Downtown and Community…

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OLHA Region 6 Regional Meeting – CENTRAL

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kelton House Museum and Garden, 586 East Town Street
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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$30 – $35

Register by Friday, March 13 For organizations in Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Knox, Licking, Madison, Perry, Pickaway, and Union Counties. Host/Meet at: Kelton House Museum and Garden, 586 East Town St, Columbus, OH 43215 Note: Conveniently-located free parking is available in the Museum lot on Franklin Avenue near the corner of Lester. If parking lot is full, you may park on the street. Please enter the museum through the front door. Visitors authorized to park in Handicapped spaces may use…

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OLHA Region 2 Regional Meeting – NORTH CENTRAL

March 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Trinity United Methodist Church, 75 E. High St.
Mount Gilead, OH 43338 United States
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$30 – $35

Register by Friday, March 20   For organizations in Ashland, Crawford, Erie, Huron, Marion, Morrow, Ottawa, Richland, Sandusky, Seneca, and Wyandot Counties.   Host: Morrow County Historical Society   Meet at: Trinity United Methodist Church, 75 E High St., Mount Gilead, OH 43338   Note: You will park and enter the building from the Center Street (rear) entrance. There is a brick street (Church St) on the east side of the building that can be used to access Center Street.…

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OLHA Region 4 Regional Meeting – NORTHEAST

March 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sebring Historical Society Strand Theatre, 126 N. 15th Street
Sebring, OH 44672 United States
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$30 – $35

Register by Friday, March 21 For organizations in Ashtabula, Geauga, Mahoning, Portage, and Trumbull Counties. Host/Meet at: Sebring Historical Society Strand Theatre, 126 N. 15th Street, Sebring OH 44672 Note: Parking is available on the street in front of the Strand Theater or in the public parking lot across the street. 9:00 REGISTRATION 9:30 WELCOME 9:45 SESSION Historic Preservation: What You Need to Know with Joyce Barrett, Executive Director, Heritage Ohio; Steve Coon, Founder and President, Coon Restoration & Sealants;…

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April 2020

OLHA Region 1 Regional Meeting – NORTHWEST

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
St. Paul United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 410 Wayne Ave
Defiance, OH 43512 United States
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$30 – $35

Register by Friday, March 27 For organizations in Allen, Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Lucas, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert, Williams, and Wood Counties. Host: The Andrew L. Tuttle Memorial Museum Meet at: St. Paul United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 410 Wayne Ave, Defiance, OH 43512 Note: Parking is available in a lot designated for the State Bank at the corner of Wayne Avenue and Fourth Street directly in front of the church’s fellowship hall. Additional parking is on Wayne Avenue,…

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OLHA Region 3 Regional Meeting – NORTHEAST

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Westlake Recreation Center, 28955 Hilliard Blvd
Westlake, OH 44145 United States
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$30 – $35

Register by Friday, March 27 For organizations in Cuyahoga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, and Summit Counties. Host: Westlake Historical Society Meet at: Westlake City Recreation Center, 28955 Hilliard Blvd, Westlake, OH 44145 9:00 REGISTRATION 9:30 WELCOME 9:45 SESSION Cover Your ASSets: Be Prepared with Mary Palazzo, Akron-Summit County Public Library, Greg Palumbo, Executive Director, Lakewood Historical Society; and Leianne Neff Heppner, Executive Director, Summit County Historical Society 11:30 SHARING TIME and SOLVE OUR SITUATION 12:30 LUNCH 1:00 ALLIANCE REGION 3 BUSINESS…

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150th anniversary of Circleville’s 147 and the 15th Amendment

April 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Circleville High School, 380 Clark Dr.
Circleville, OH 43113 United States
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June 2020

Heritage Tourism and Museums: Collaborating for Success (Webinar)

June 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online
Free

What is heritage tourism? Who are heritage tourists and how can your museum reach them? This discussion will focus on these questions, why they should be central to your museum’s mission and outreach efforts, and why they are more important than ever in the wake of COVID-19. Sarah Page will explore ways to collaborate locally and regionally to improve the visitor experience at your museum and in your community as a whole. She’ll also discuss the importance of interpretation and…

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DNA: A Case Study: A Mystery First Cousin (OHC Webinar)

June 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Online
$20

Have you ever wondered how amateur and professional genealogists identify unknown matches from the major DNA testing companies?  Join Kelli Bergheimer, DNA expert, as she explains the methodology and steps needed to uncover the mysteries in your match list.  This webinar will be Saturday June 13, 2020 from 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m..  To register, visit ohiohistory.org/genealogy, email reservations@ohiohistory.org, or call 800.686.1541.

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Digitization 101 – Part 1: Plan Before You Scan (OLHA)

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online
Free

Interested in learning how you can digitize your collections? Attend our FREE 3-part webinar series to learn almost everything you need to know, from start to finish. Part 1: Plan Before You Scan, will cover project planning and management; funding; vendor selection; material selection, and copyright. Sponsored by the Ohio Local History Alliance and presented by Ohio Memory staff at the Ohio History Connection.

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The Value of History During Crisis (Webinar)

June 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online
Free

Thurs., June 18, 2020 • Via Zoom Due to concerns about COVID 19, this event has changed from History Majors Preferred to The Value of History During Crisis and will be a webinar. We know we’re living through historic times. As we make our way forward together, we’re turning to our past to better understand what’s happening in our world today. From the flu pandemic of 1918, the Great Depression and 9/11, history shows us parallels to our present that prove…

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July 2020

Digitization 101 – Part 2: Tools and Techniques (OLHA)

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online
Free

Interested in learning how you can digitize your collections? Attend our FREE 3-part webinar series to learn almost everything you need to know, from start to finish. Part 2, Tools and Techniques, will cover equipment, scanning standards and best practices, and newspaper digitization. Sponsored by the Ohio Local History Alliance and presented by Ohio Memory staff at the Ohio History Connection.

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Cemeteries for Genealogy Research (OHC Webinar)

July 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Online
Free

Saturday July 18, 2020 ∞ 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Online Hunting for an ancestor’s gravestone can be an exciting adventure or a frustrating series of dead ends. When we find our ancestor’s gravestone, we often are in awe, as it can give important birth, death, and marriage dates. To provide this information, cemeteries need to be preserved and be taken care of. Join cemetery expert Krista Horrocks as she explains how the gravestones and historical documentation on cemeteries provide important genealogical information,…

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