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An Unintended Consequence of Collaboration

An anniversary commemoration in Muskingum County proves the power of collaboration.

Member Spotlight: Bradford Ohio Railroad Museum

Railroad history comes alive at Region 7's Bradford Ohio Railroad Museum

Internships, Part 3: The Intern

The third and final part of this series looks at internships from the perspective of a student intern.

Internships, Part 2: The College Supervisor

Part two of this three-part series looks at internships from the perspective of a college supervisor.

Internships, Part 1: The Host Site

What makes for great internships? Part one of this series offers insights from a host site, the Massillon Museum

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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An Unintended Consequence of Collaboration

By Jim Geyer Local history organizations get excited about anniversaries. Bicentennials are really big, but 100th¬†anniversaries are easy sells as well. Special programming and celebrations are great ways to get attention and, perhaps, attract new members. In 2013, the Pioneer …

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