Historic Shawnee Composition Photo Shoot 10.29.16

“Photography is an art of observation. It has little to do with the things you see & everything to do with the way you see them.” – Elliott Erwitt Take part in a one of a kind workshop in Historic Shawnee facilitated by the very talented Bobbie Teal, professor of photography at Columbus State Community College,…

Ohio PawPaw Festival 9.16.16-9.18.16 (Completed)

The 18th Annual Ohio Pawpaw Festival will take place September 16-18, 2016. We hope you come to join the crowds of happy folks at scenic Lake Snowden in Albany, Ohio for 3 days of Pawpaw music, food, contests, art, history, education, sustainable living workshops and activities for the kids! Hours Friday: 4 pm – midnight…

‘The Escape of Jane’ 8.27.16(completed)

The Southeast Ohio History Center will be presenting Patricia Thomas in “The Escape of Jane” , a one-woman play, depicting a fictionalized account of an actual escape, in August 1843, of a slave and her seven children from a Virginia plantation on land once owned by George Washington. Written by Henry Burke and Dick Croy,…

Crossing the River in Ohio’s Rising Appalachia – A Photo Journey

‘Crossing the River’ in Ohio’s Rising Appalachia – A memorable tour and a fascinating experience through a distinct piece of Appalachia Ohio’s history. Perhaps, at times these stories go untold – however, they will never be forgotten and will always remain… I’m grateful to have had the opportunity to document and travel along this authentic experience – ‘Crossing…

Buckeye Trail Events – Something for Everyone

The beloved Buckeye trail has a variety of events and opportunities for everyone to explore sections, circuits, and unique trail events and volunteer opportunities through the Heartland. We encourage you to visit the Buckeye Trail’s Event page when searching for your next outdoor experience! Help support and preserve the beauty of Our Great Buckeye State!

The FARMER’S PANTRY Somerset Saturdays 9am-1pm

Indoor Farm Market – Perry County’s Community Kitchen & Farmer’s Pantry is Now Open Every Saturday from 9am-1pm in Somerset: 105 W Main St. Somerset, OH 43783 The Perry County Community Kitchen and Farmer’s Pantry is a community based incubator and retail shop serving Perry County and surrounding communities, and the growing demand for locally grown and…

Athens Asylum, “The Ridges”, 2016 Walking Tours

The Athens Asylum – also known as The Ridges – is a highly historical and cherished part of Southeastern Ohio. The Athens Historical Society has announced the 2016 walking tour dates! This is a popular interpretive walking tour that always fills up quickly – so be sure to reserve your spot right away! ALL ASYLUM…

Glenford Stone Fort 2016 Tours June – September

    June – September 2016 Take a tour of the Ancient Adena and Hopewell Native American Settlement, Glenford Stone Fort. An interpretive guide will meet and escort visitors to see the hilltop enclosure that dates back 2,300 years. Until recently, Perry Counties Native American Settlements were kept secret because of being located on private land. …

Second Foot by Foot Competition 6.11.16 (Completed)

This Event will take place at Weasel Boy Brewing in Zanesville, Ohio on Saturday, June 11th Artists may request free 12” by 12” gesso boards that they promise to return with their choice of medium addressing persons, places, things, animals, minerals, vegetation, recreation, food, anything from A-Z in Perry. Athens, Morgan, Muskingum, and Hocking Counties…

Washboard Music Festival – Logan, OH 6.16-6.18 (Completed)

Every year, on Father’s Day weekend, the downtown streets of Logan, Ohio come alive with the celebration of the washboard, as a musical instrument.  Logan is the home of the Columbus Washboard Company, the only remaining washboard manufacturing company in the U.S. Washboards continue to be used as instruments of laundry-day in some parts of…

Cemetery Gravestone Tours May- June 2016

“This historical tour usually sells out the day after we plan it!” -Perry SWCD Tour Being Offered May – June 2016 A great opportunity for a wonderful historical tour of Somerset’s iconic cemeteries. Learn about the fascinating stories these cemeteries hold. Rich with heritage, take a step back in time to learn about the unique…

5.09.16 Transit of Mercury Telescope Viewing (Completed)

Transit of Mercury A rather infrequent celestial event will be occurring in early May. The planet Mercury will pass across the face of the sun during the daylight hours of Monday, May 9th. Telescopes will be set up for public viewing in front of the Southeast Ohio History Center/Athens County Historical Society building at the…