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
The 2018 Donor Drive is Underway!
Ohio's Hill Country Heritage Area would not exist without the donated time and money of the people who are committed to sustainably improving this region and maintaining our connection to this land, its people and their past. It is the passion and volunteerism of so many people who are proud to live in Appalachian Ohio … Continue reading The 2018 Donor Drive is Underway!
The Irish in Ohio
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