The Newark Earthworks: One of the World’s Ancient Wonders

Alex Corpuz

Come visit Springfield Archeology for an Ohio Humanities’ Speakers’ Bureau event with Brad Lepper! The Newark Earthworks are the largest set of geometric enclosures and mounds in the world. The work of the Hopewell people who lived in Ohio circa A.D. 1-  400, these geometric earthworks covered nearly five square miles, using more than seven million cubic feet of earth. … Read More

Two Hillbillies and a Queered Conversation

Alex Corpuz

LuSter Singleton and Julia Applegate-- Summit Station patrons

Come visit the Miami Township Branch of the Dayton Public Library for an Ohio Humanities’ Speakers Bureau event with LuSter Singelton and Julia Applegate!

The History of Travel in America

Alex Corpuz

Come visit the Coshocton County District Library for an Ohio Humanities’ Speakers Bureau event with Mark Holbrook: The History of Travel!

The Barnbuilders: An Architectural Legacy in Ohio’s Rural Landscape

Alex Corpuz

Tom O Grady in front of lunar diagram

Come visit the Crown Point Ecology Center with the Bath Township Historical Society for an Ohio Humanities Speakers’ Bureau event with Tom O’Grady! 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 … Read More

The Barnbuilders: An Architectural Legacy in Ohio’s Rural Landscape

Alex Corpuz

Tom O Grady in front of lunar diagram

Come visit the Brunswick Area Historical Society for an Ohio Humanities Speakers’ Bureau event with Tom O’Grady! 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 … Read More

The History of Rock and Roll

Alex Corpuz

Matthew Donahue, speakers bureau

Come visit the Norwalk Public Library for an Ohio Humanities Speakers’ Bureau event with Matthew Donahue! This presentation highlights the history of rock and roll and popular music from the crossover of blues and country music in the 1950s leading to rock and roll through the many genres since the early rhythm and blues, rockabilly scene to contemporary music styles … Read More

Heritage Tourism: More Than Museums

Alex Corpuz

Come join the East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society and visit the Mayfield Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library for an Ohio Humanities’ Speakers Bureau event with Mark Holbrook! With boundless technology and more forms of entertainment than anyone can possibly take in, why is it that travelers continue to consistently identify heritage destinations as a major influence when planning … Read More

Not Since Tecumseh: Darkness at Midday over the Ohio Country – Total Eclipse of the Sun – April 8, 2024

Alex Corpuz

Tom O Grady in front of lunar diagram

Come visit the Coshocton County District Library for an Ohio Humanities’ Speakers Bureau event with Tom O’Grady! The last time Ohio was witness to a total eclipse of the sun was on June 16, 1806. The 1806 eclipse has gone down in history as Tecumseh’s Eclipse. Tecumseh was working to create a confederation of Native tribes to resist continued losses … Read More

Helen Hamilton Gardener and the Secret History of Women’s Suffrage in America

Alex Corpuz

Kimberly Hamlin, speakers bureau

Come visit the South Dayton Church of Christ with the Springboro Area Historical Society for an Ohio Humanities Speakers’ Bureau event with Kimberly Hamlin! This talk reveals the remarkable story of the “fallen woman” who became the “most potent factor” in Congressional passage of the 19th Amendment and the highest-ranking woman in federal government. After being outed in Ohio newspapers … Read More