This St. Patrick's Day, as some people honor certain traditions involving alcohol, some of it green, we return to the early 1800s, when thousands of Irish immigrants were crossing the Atlantic and settling in Ohio's hills and villages. In the first half of the 1800s, Irish immigrants, many of them fleeing the potato blight and … Continue reading The Irish in Ohio
Ohio's Hill Country Heritage Area has as its main goal the preservation of Ohio's Appalachian region and the cultural, environmental, recreational and economic assets that have shaped the lives of the people who lived here and driven the progress of our nation. Preservation may make one think of museums and historic sites meticulously maintained by … Continue reading What is Public History?
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