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Ohio Local History Alliance

Member Spotlight: John & Annie Glenn Historic Site

Visitors step back in time at the boyhood home of astronaut and Senator John Glenn

A Collections Policy: What It Is and Why You Need One

Key points of a collections policy and how having one can help your organization.

Annual Meeting Reflection

J. D. Britton Scholarship recipient Linda Scarcella shares her Annual Meeting experience.

Region 10 Welcomes a New Representative

Jim Geyer of the Pioneer & Historical Society of Muskingum County joins the team of Alliance representatives

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The History Fund

Learn more about Ohio Historical Society's designated History Fund

Since its founding in 1960, the Ohio Local History Alliance has worked closely with the Ohio Historical Society (OHS). Both organizations share a common goal to encourage the preservation and the presentation of Ohio's heritage. Although separate organizations, they are joined by this common purpose and by the belief that through collaboration the two groups can be effective in meeting their goals. The staff of the OHS Local History Office administers and coordinates all Alliance programs. The Alliance, through its twenty-three person board of trustees, provides direction and oversight for those programs. The Alliance's board also serves as the nucleus of a network of organizations and individuals interested in all aspects of community history in Ohio. ...Read more

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Historic House Museums: “A quirky, dusty, and endangered American institution”?

By Jim Geyer Did you know that according to the National Trust for Historic Preservation (as reported in a recent article by Ruth Graham in the Boston Globe), there are more historic house museums in this country – over 15,000 …

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