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For Comfort and Convenience: Public Charity in Ohio By Way of the Poor Farm

February 1 - December 18
Wood County Historical Society, 13660 County Home RD
Bowling Green, OH 43402-9281 United States
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For Comfort and Convenience: Public Charity in Ohio by Way of the Poor Farm, features 120 documentary photographs of and objects from former public charity sites in Ohio. The exhibit examines the establishment of the poor farm, its rebranding in 1850s as the infirmary, and again in 1919 as the county home, by exploring the […]

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Ohio Pioneers: “From such beginnings, much may be expected”

February 1 - July 2
Marietta College Legacy Library, 215 5th St.
Marietta, OH 45750-4033 United States
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Taking its subtitle from a quote by George Washington, this exhibit by Marietta College's Legacy Library features original artwork and key historical documents that focus on the initial expansion of the country from the original states into the old Northwest with the establishment of Marietta, the first permanent settlement in the territory northwest of the […]

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Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center: Women Themed Tours

February 1 - March 29
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, 1337 Hayes Ave
Fremont, OH 43420-2701 United States
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The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center has established a “backstairs tour” of the home which gives visitors a different look at the home focused on the servants who inhabited Spiegel Grove. This tour of the Hayes home has a focus on the women who lived in the house.

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Women of Spiegel Grove Exhibit

February 1 - June 30
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, 1337 Hayes Ave
Fremont, OH 43420-2701 United States
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In spring 1919, Congress passed the language of the 19th Amendment extending the right to vote to women. The states would ratify the amendment as part of the U.S. Constitution over the coming year. In honor of the centennial of women’s suffrage, the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums will be presenting an exhibit […]

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Ohio Women Vote: 100 Years of Change- The Women’s Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation

February 1 - February 29
The Women’s Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, 720 E. Pete Rose Way, Suite 120
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Ohio Women Vote: 100 Years of Change is a traveling exhibit and accompanying curriculum produced by the Ohio History Connection to aide in statewide commemoration of the 19th amendment centennial. The exhibit will consist of pull up banners that will tell the story of women's activism in the suffrage movement and the intersection of suffrage […]

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Ohio Women Vote: 100 Years of Change- Rodman Public Library

February 1 - March 1
Rodman Public Library, 215 E Broadway St.
Alliance, OH 44601 United States
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Ohio Women Vote: 100 Years of Change is a traveling exhibit and accompanying curriculum produced by the Ohio History Connection to aide in statewide commemoration of the 19th amendment centennial. The exhibit will consist of pull up banners that will tell the story of women's activism in the suffrage movement and the intersection of suffrage […]

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5:30 pm

Uncovering the African Treasure Chest

February 17 @ 5:30 pm
Columbus Metropolitan Library MLK Jr Branch, 1467 E Long St.
Columbus, OH 43203-1961 United States
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Discover the history of the African Treasure Chest, a unique collection of art and artifacts housed at the Martin Luther King Branch. Hear first person accounts of a special journey to Africa and highlights of pieces in the collection featuring special guest speaker Dr. Jacqueline Chanda and friends. 

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7:00 pm

Tom O’Grady- The Barnbuilders: An Architectural Legacy in Ohio’s Rural Landscape

February 17 @ 7:00 pm
Cleo Redd Fisher Museum, 203 E Main St.
Loudonville, OH 44842-1214 United States
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Culture groups migrating from New England, Middle Atlantic states and from the South settled in various regions of Ohio, and their distinct farms and barns can be observed when travelling throughout the state. The barn builders have left an architectural legacy throughout rural Ohio that can help one understand much about the heritage of the […]

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