1st of Running Shawnee 1969 Photography Exhibits Unveiled June 9

At Shawnee's Second Saturday celebration June 9, at 5:00, the first of several photographic exhibits documenting Shawnee in the year 1969, collected through collaboration between the Southeast Ohio History Center, Little Cities of Black Diamonds, and former Ohio University student and Athens Messenger photographer Ken Steinhoff, will be unveiled. This exhibit is free and open … Continue reading 1st of Running Shawnee 1969 Photography Exhibits Unveiled June 9

Millfield Mine Disaster Documentary Screening in Historic Shawnee May 16

The worst mine disaster in Ohio's history is the subject of a new documentary from local filmmaker Burr Beard.The short film documents a difficult time in local history, when the Sunday Creek Coal Company Mine Number 6, at the time considered one of the safest mines in the Hocking Valley coal fields, exploded, killing 82 … Continue reading Millfield Mine Disaster Documentary Screening in Historic Shawnee May 16

Face Jugs: A mystery of history

  Some parts of Appalachian Ohio hold some fascinating chapters of American history, but local potter Maddy Fraioli is bringing a story that stretches south beyond the Mason-Dixon right back to Shawnee, Ohio. Fraioli has been making pottery and stoneware in Muskingum County for years. With her husband, Howard Peller, she owned and operated Fioriware … Continue reading Face Jugs: A mystery of history

2016 Winding Road Experiences Catalog

 The Winding Road Ohio’s Rising Appalachia The Winding Road is an emerging brand that represents a collaboration of social and business entrepreneurs who seek to develop a regional economy based on authentic assets surrounding the natural, cultural, historical, arts, local foods, well-being, education and geotourism business landscapes (sectors) in the Hocking and Muskingum Valleys of … Continue reading 2016 Winding Road Experiences Catalog