Press Releases of the Oberlin Heritage Center

 

2017

03/15/2017   April Fool's Day Tour Mixes Fact with Fiction
03/06/2017   OHC presents Parlor Concert in Jewett House
03/06/2017   Oberlin Heritage Center Annual Meeting & Community Awards
03/06/2017   Women's History Month - History Walk
02/20/2017   OHC Presents World War II Program Series
02/13/2017   Spring Break Camp
02/13/2017   Docent Training Workshops
02/06/2017   Educational Outreach Programming
01/23/2017   OHC hosts "Oh, Freedom! A Black History Month Commemoration in Narrative and Song"
01/23/2017   OHC offers Free Tablet Tours during February
01/18/2017   OHC offers Hands-on History Homeschool Series in March
01/18/2017   Music in the Home Tour
01/09/2017   Treasures of Oberlin Conservatory's Special Collections Program
01/09/2017   OHC accepting nominations for 16th Annual Community Awards

 

2016

11/21/2016   OHC displays 2016 Collections Acquisitions in Free Mini-Exhibit
11/14/2016   OHC Student Program offers Glimpse Across the Pond
10/29/2016   OHC Hosts Program on Northeast Ohio's Last Fugitive Slave
10/29/2016   Mark Twain: An American Life
10/17/2016   History Walks & Tours offered during Oberlin College Parents Weekend
10/10/2016   OHC Executive Director honored by Ohio Local History Alliance
10/3/2016   Living History at OHC Event in Westwood Cemetery
9/26/2016   The Korean War: How it Changed Our World
9/19/2016   Not on My Watch: Oberlin-Wellington Rescue of 1858 Program
9/19/2016   OHC offers Docent Training Workshop
9/12/2016   Smithsonian Magazine 12th Annual Museum Day
8/22/2016   Discovering Dave - 19th Century Artist, Poet, Slave
8/16/2016    OHC Monroe House 150th Anniversary Open House
8/15/2016   OHC offers Radicals & Reformers History Walk at Westwood Cemetery
8/15/2016   Oberlin Hosts (Historical) Presidential Candidate Victoria Woodhull
8/1/2016   OHC Spotlights National Park Service Milestone
7/25/2016   Scholars & Settler Historic Walk through Oberlin's Tappan Square
5/17/2016   FREE Memorial Day Radicals & Reformers History Walk
5/3/2016   The Turbulent Times of the 1930s and 1940s
5/3/2016   OHC offering tours during OC Commencement Weekend
4/25/2016   Outdoor Oberlin History Walks on OHC Calendar
4/25/2016   Registration OPEN for OHC Children Summer Camps
04/07/2016   OHC Offers History Walk Docent Training
04/07/2016   Community Awards Presented at OHC Annual Meeting
04/06/2016   Historic Windows Repair Workshop
04/06/2016   Grounds Clean Up Day at Oberlin Heritage Center
04/06/2016   The Wright Brothers and Oberlin: A Mutual Adoption
03/09/2016   OHC Annual Meeting Salutes Conservatory & Community Leaders
03/08/2016   Oberlin Women's History Walk in March
03/08/2016   "I Found It In The Archives" Contest
03/07/2016   Alcoa Tour offered to OHC Members
03/02/2016   One Step More: Oberlin Women's History Program
02/22/2016   Celebrating Women's History Month
02/18/2016   Caring for Historic Photographs Workshop
02/08/2016   Two New Spring Break Mini-Camps for Kids
02/08/2016   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Docent Training Workshop
02/03/2016   Educational Offerings for Students
01/20/2016   Oberlin Heritage Center Celebrates Black History Month
01/13/2016   Free Preservation Basics Workshop to be Hosted in Oberlin
01/09/2016   OHC presents Hands-on History Series for Home Schoolers
01/09/2016   Oberlin Heritage Center Inviting Community Awards Nominations
01/02/2016   Oberlin's Response to World War I

2016

2015

11/17/2015   Finding Finland through Museums and more (Annalee Sekulic)
10/20/2015   OHC Presents Research on Oberlin UGRR Activity
10/20/2015   Oberlin College Parents Weekend Activities at OHC
10/06/2015   Frederick Douglass program
10/01/2015   Lorain County Preservation Showcase
9/16/2015   Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day
7/14/2015   OHC announces Liz Schultz as new Executive Director
7/6/2015   History Goes High Tech at OHC
5/18/2015   Local Stories of Quarry Life
5/4/2015   Explore, Design, Create at OHC Summer Camps for Kids
5/4/2015   Oberlin Heritage Center Spotlights Civil Rights Stories
5/4/2015   Explore Historic Oberlin During May Holiday Weekend
4/27/2015   Oberlin Women's History Walk Docent Training
4/22/2015   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Warm-Weather History Walks
4/2/2015   Six Honored at Oberlin Heritage Center’s Annual Meeting
3/30/2015   OHC Awards Hubbard Prize at National History Day Competition
3/30/2015   Historian Richard Baznik Presents History of CWRU
3/17/2015   Pat Murphy Announcement
3/17/2015   Oberlin Women’s History Walk Offered by Heritage Center
3/3/2015   OHC Annual Meeting features "Old Secrets & New Stories"
3/3/2015   An Evening with Antoinette Brown Blackwell
2/22/2015   Freedom's Friends History Walk Training
2/9/2015   OHC Offers Two New Spring Break Mini-Camps for Kids
2/9/2015   Docent Training Workshop
1/27/2015   Oberlin College Professor Studies Courtships amidst Conflict of the Civil War
1/20/2015   A Glimpse into the Civil War Home Front Through Stories and Song
1/13/2015   OHC Offers Award-Winning Education Programs for Students of All Ages
1/12/2015   Oberlin Heritage Center Presents Hands-On History Series for Home Schoolers
1/12/2015   The Legacy (and "Wanderings") of Charles M. Hall
1/5/2015   Oberlin Heritage Center Inviting Community Awards Nominations
1/5/2015   Oberlin Heritage Center Seeks Volunteers for Oral History Project

2014

12/1/2014   OHC Looks at National Trends in History Museums
11/17/2014   Kids Have Fun With OHC while Parents Finish Holiday Prep
11/04/2014   College Students Bring International Flair to Local History
11/04/2014   Oberlin Heritage Center Spotlights 20th Century Women's Stories
10/20/2014   OHC Offers History Walks And More For College Parents' Weekend
10/13/2014   Oberlin Celebrates Historic First Female minister Antoinette Brown Blackwell with a Hymn Sing and Ohio Historical Marker
10/13/2014   Oberlin Heritage Center Welcomes New Collections Manager
10/17/2014   Oberlin Community Arts & Culture Day Offers Family Fun on a Day Off From School
10/4/2014   Walt Edling, Past President of OHC, Honoroed by Statewide Ohio Local History Alliance
10/4/2014   OHC's Oral History-Based Book Receives Statewide Excellence Award
9/22/2014   OHC Present Mini-Series on Military and Political Leader Jacob Dolson Cox

9/9/2014

  OHC Offers Free Admission on Smithsonian Magazine's 10th Annual Museum Day
7/22/2014   Oberlin Women's History Walk Offered by Heritage Center
7/22/2014   New "Windows of Oberlin" Scavenger Hunt
7/15/2014   OHC Offers Family Fun with Old-Fashioned Flair
6/9/2014   Heritage Center Presents Oberlin Baseball Memories
5/21/2014   Oberlin Heritage Center Participates in Blue Star Museum Program
5/19/2014   Openings Remain for Oberlin Heritage Center's Summer Camps for Kids
5/12/2014   Repealing the Fugitive Slave Law
5/7/2014   Explore, Travel, Build at OHC Summer Camps for Kids
5/6/2014   Explore Historic Oberlin During May Holiday Weekend
5/6/2014   Community Reception Honors Pat Holsworth for "Distinguished Service" Award
4/22/2014   Grounds Clean-up Day at the Oberlin Heritage Center
4/21/2014   Oberlin Women "Speak Out" in New Heritage Center Presentation
4/21/2014   OHC Offers Warm Weather Walks
4/14/2014   OHC Seeks Volunteers for History Walks
4/14/2014   OHC Introduces Amazing Oberlin Smartphone Race!
4/11/2014   Women's Stories Take Center Stage at OHC Annual Meeting
4/7/2014   Under the Baton: Music at Old Cedar Point
3/31/2014   OHC Awards First Annual Hubbard Prize at National History Day Competition
3/17/2014   OHC Annual Meeting Features Voices of 20th Century Oberlin Women
3/10/2014   Up and Running, The First Years of the Oberlin Oral History Project
2/10/2014   OHC Offers Two New Spring Break Mini-Camps for Kids 
2/3/2014   College Historians Explore "Do Roots Matter?" 
2/1/2014   Oberlin Heritage Center Inviting Community Awards Nominations
1/28/2014   "Marriage Made in Japan" is 19th Century Oberlin Love Story
1/22/2014   OHC Offers Award-Winning Education Programs for Students of All Ages
1/13/2014   OHC Presents Hands-on History Series for Home Schoolers

2013

11/25/2013   Twenty Years of Progress at the Oberlin Heritage Center
11/2/2013   Oberlin Heritage Center Salutes Historic Community Bookstore
10/21/2013   OHC Offers History Walks and More for College Parents' Weekend
10/2/2013   Historical Partnerships Bridge Past and Present
8/14/2013   OHC Offers Autumn History Walk in Westwood Cemetery
8/14/2013   History Hikes with a New Twist
8/6/2013   Oberlin Heritage Center Celebrates Milestones
6/17/2013   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Local Glimpse of Civil War Heroes
6/17/2013   Oberlin Heritage Center Celebrates Jewett Family Day
6/17/2013   The Saloon Must Go
5/28/2013   Oberlin Heritage Center Participates in Blue Star Museum Program
5/28/2013   Lessons From The Past - Early Education in Ohio
5/7/2013   Explore Historic Oberlin During May Holiday Weekend
4/22/2013
  Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Warm-Weather History Walks
4/22/2013
  Tracy Chevalier Offers Conversation and Reading in Oberlin
4/22/2013
  Grounds Clean-up Day Scheduled at the Oberlin Heritage Center
4/15/2013   "Old" is "New" at OHC's Summer Camps for Kids
4/8/2013   Oberlin Heritage Center Celebrates Accomplishments with Members and Friends
4/3/2013   Oberlin Heritage Center Seeks Volunteers for History Walks
4/3/2013   National Society of DAR Dedicates Historical Marker in Oberlin
4/1/2013   OHC Welcomes Historic Women's Rights Advocate Antoinette Brown Blackwell
3/5/2013   OHC Annual Meeting Includes Highlights, Awards, and a Shady Character!
3/4/2013   Paradise Found: Religiosity and Reform in Oberlin Program
2/19/2013   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Docent Training Workshop
2/12/2013   OHC Offers Two Spring Break Mini-Camps for Kids
2/4/2013   OHC Presents a Look at International Historic Preservation Projects
1/8/2013   Oberlin Heritage Center Inviting Community Awards Nominations
1/8/2013   Oberlin Heritage Center Presents Hands-On History Series for Homeschoolers
1/7/2013   What a Way to Become a President! OHC Program 

2012

12/17/2012   Straus the Stag Makes a Triumphal Return to OHC
11/5/2012   The Lost Letters of Alonzo Barnard Program
10/16/2012   OHC Offers History Walks and Tours for College Parents' Weekend
10/9/2012   OHC History Comic Book Receives Statewide Excellence Award
10/9/2012   OHC to Participate in Heritage Preservation's Conservation Assessment Program
10/2/2012   Oberlin Community Arts and Culture Day
9/25/2012   Oberlin Heritage Center Pitches Baseball Program
9/25/2012   Oberlin Heritage Center Presents Election Coverage - 1840s Style!
9/10/2012   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Docent Training Workshop
9/10/2012   OHC Commemorates 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation
9/10/2012   Local History Educator Muses about Rotary Exchange Travels
9/10/2012   OHC Offers Free Admission on Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day
6/30/2012   Oberlin and Emancipation
6/12/2012   Freedom's Friends Walking Tour Training Session
6/5/2012   Textile Care in Your Own Home
5/16/2012   Quilt Related Activities This Summer
5/8/2012   Explore Historic Oberlin During May Holiday Weekend
5/1/2012   Pride Day Activities at the Oberlin Heritage Center
4/30/2012   Creating the Oberlin History Comic Book
4/26/2012   Oberlin History Comic Book Receives OMA Award
4/23/2012   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Warm Weather History Walks
4/16/2012   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Civil War History Walk Training
4/16/2012   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Award-Winning Summer Camps
4/9/2012   Oberlin Heritage Center Shares the "Inside Story" with Members and Friends
4/3/2012   Behind the Scenes at the Oberlin Heritage Center
3/14/2012   Oberlin Heritage Center Annual Meeting Features the "Inside Story"
2/28/2012   Oberlin Heritage Center Presents Women's History Month Program
2/21/2012   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Docent Training Workshop
2/21/2012   Oberlin Heritage Center Doubles Spring Break Camp Offerings
1/27/2012   Oberlin Heritage Center Welcomes School Groups
1/23/2012    College Archivist Presents Program on "Other Oberlins"
1/2/2012   Oberlin Heritage Center Inviting Community Awards Nominations

2011

12/14/2011   New Oberlin Comic Book Brings History To Life!
11/28/2011   Elisabeth Severance Prentiss: Oberlin's "Forgotten" Angel
11/5/2011   OHC Presents Local Author's Salute to OHS Billingsley Band Era
11/3/2011   OHC Receives Preservation Merit Award from the Ohio Historic Preservation Office
10/25/2011   The Coming of Emancipation
10/17/2011   OHC Offers Expanded Tour Schedule for College Parents' Weekend
10/11/2011   OHC Summer Camps Receive Statewide Excellence Award
10/4/2011   Frank Jewett and the Jewetts: More Than Aluminum
9/6/2011   OHC Offers Free Admission on Smithsonian Magazine's Annual Museum Day
9/6/2011   Oberlin Heritage Center Trustee Presents "Learning from China"
7/28/2011   Oberlin Heritage Center Approved to Host AmeriCorps Volunteer for Second Year
7/16/2011   Hurry! OHC's Summer Camps for Kids Filling Up Fast!
7/16/2011   The Civil War: Oberlin Perspectives on the Home Front and War Front
7/16/2011   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Family Fun with an Old-Fashioned Flair
6/30/2011   Oberlin Heritage Center Presents Glimpse into Civil War Diary
6/30/2011   Oberlin Heritage Center Seeks History Walk Volunteers
5/17/2011   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Civil War History Walk Training
5/9/2011   OHC Debuts New Civil War History Walk During Memorial Day / College Commencement Weekend
5/3/2011   Pride Day Activities at the Oberlin Heritage Center
5/3/2011   Oberlin Heritage Center Takes Part in "Summer of History 2011"
4/19/2011   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Warm-Weather History Walks
4/12/2011   OHC Offers Early Bird Discount for Summer Camps Registration
4/11/2011   OHC is First OH Museum and First Lorain Cty Non-Profit to Achieve OANO Excellence Certification
4/11/2011   Oberlin Heritage Center Celebrates Past Year; Looks Ahead to Future 
4/4/2011   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Docent Training Workshop
3/14/2011   Oberlin Heritage Center Annual Meeting Features Ohio Historical Society CEO
2/28/2011   Symposium Focuses on J. M. Langston Family Roots and Views on African American Education 
2/22/2011   Community Reception Honors "Oberlinian of the Year" Jim White
1/26/2011   Oberlin Heritage Center Welcomes School Groups
1/26/2011   Oberlin Heritage Center Places Student Interns in Spotlight
1/11/2011   Oberlin Heritage Center Presents Glimpse into Civil War Diary
1/11/2011     Oberlin Heritage Center Hosts New Spring Break Camp for Kids
1/8/2011   Oberlin Heritage Center Inviting Community Awards Nominations

2010

12/20/2010   OHC Intern Conjurs Up Historic Buildings No Longer There!
11/30/2010   Oberlin Heritage Center Presents Glimpse into Civil War Diary
11/16/2010   Oberlin Heritage Center Hosts Vintage Photo Chat at the Bridge
10/25/2010   Oberlin Memories of World War II
10/4/2010   Jim White, Past President of OHC, Honored by OAHSM
10/4/2010   How to Be a Good Ancestor: OHC Repeats Popular Workshop
9/20/2010   Oberlin Community Arts and Culture Day
9/14/2010   The Republican Party, the Civil War, and the West
9/13/2010   OHC Offers Free Admission on Smithsonian Magazine's Annual Museum Day
9/13/2010   Westwood Cemetery Offers Fascinating Lessons in Oberlin History
8/31/2010   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers New Westwood Cemetery Tour
8/31/2010   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Docent Training Workshop
8/20/2010   Oberlin Heritage Center Selected for New Ohio History Service Corps AmeriCorps Program
8/9/2010  
7/14/2010   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Family Fun with and Old-Fashioned Flair
5/27/2010   Oberlin Heritage Center Joins Blue Star Museum Program
5/26/2010   Cool Summer Fun at the Oberlin Heritage Center's Little Red Schoolhouse
5/18/2010   Openings Remain for OHC's Summer Camps for Kids and Teens
5/18/2010   Help Bring Back Julia's Parlor!
5/3/2010   OHC Offers History Fun for All Ages Memorial / Commencement Weekend
5/3/2010   Pride Day Activities at the Oberlin Heritage Center
4/27/2010   Oberlin Heritage Center Invites Warm-Weather Walking
4/26/2010   Oberlin's Musical Heritage
4/20/2010   Bill and Bonnie Cutcher Present the History of Aviation in Lorain County
4/12/2010   OHC Offers Early Bird Discount for Summer Camp Registrations - Week and Day Camps
4/12/2010   Pride, Progress, and Historic Preservation: Reviving a Historic Community in Madagascar
4/8/2010   Oberlin Heritage Center Annual Meeting Spotlights Oberlin's Past and Future
4/7/2010   Oberlin Heritage Center Seeks Volunteers for History Walks
4/1/2010   The Greenest House is Already Built: Preservation and Sustainability in Your Older Home
3/30/2010   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Docent Training Workshop
3/11/2010   Downtown Oberlin Property to Have New Owner
3/3/2010   Oberlin Heritage Center Program Helps in Planning a Home Rehab Project
2/22/2010   Oberlin Heritage Center Hosts "Gold Rush" Program
2/2/2010   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Black History Month Program
2/2/2010   Community Reception Honors "Oberlinians of the Year" Erik and Michele Andrews
2/1/2010   Oberlin Heritage Center Welcomes School Groups
1/6/2010   Oberlin Heritage Center Inviting Community Awards Nominations
1/6/2010   Oberlin Heritage Center Hosts New Spring Break Camp for Kids
1/6/2010   Oberlin Heritage Center Goes Modern in Upcoming Architecture Program

2009

12/19/2009   Pat Murphy Appointed to American Association of Museums Accreditation Commission
11/16/2009   Oberlin Heritage Center Presents Civil War Program on Soldiers of Color
11/9/2009   Oberlin Heritage Center Program Inspires Older Home Décors
10/20/2009   Oberlin Heritage Center Presents "Stories from Oberlin in the 1930s and 1940s"
10/12/2009  
9/29/2009   Life in Pittsfield and Oberlin, 1890-1909; The Diaries of Harriet Pomeroy McRoberts
9/22/2009   How to be a Good Ancestor: Oberlin Heritage Center Repeats Popular Workshop
9/22/2009   National History Day Workshop for Educators Hosted by Oberlin Heritage Center
9/22/2009   The Rescue of John Price: OHC Sponsors 4th Grade Play About Local History Event
9/11/2009   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Docent Training Workshop
9/11/2009   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Free Admission on Smithsonian Magazine's 5th Annual Museum Day
7/28/2009   Play Ball! Oberlin Heritage Center Hosts Program on Favorite Summer Pastime
7/14/2009   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Family Fun with an Old-Fashioned Flair
7/08/2009
  Oberlin Heritage Center Hosts Poetry Reading - Heart Murmers
6/09/2009   Oberlin Heritage Center Launches New and Improved Website!
5/27/2009   Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Docent Training
5/26/2009   Openings Remain for Oberlin Heritage Center's Summer Camps for Kids and Teens
5/26/2009   Oberlin Heritage Center Welcomes Families to "Saturdays at the Schoolhouse"
5/13/2009   Heritage Center Hosts Grand Oberlin History Extravaganza
5/06/2009   Pride Day Activities at the Oberlin Heritage Center
5/04/2009   Oberlin Heritage Center Dedicates Restored Bridge Railings
4/03/2009   Oberlin's Hollywood Street Celebrates Centennial
4/02/2009   Oberlin Heritage Center Annual Meeting Celebrates Accomplishments and Honors Outstanding Community Involvement
3/04/2009   Oberlin Heritage Center Annual Meeting Features Local Humorist Harvey Gittler
3/03/2009   Vignettes about Growing Up in Oberlin, 1900-1940
2/16/2009   The History of Electric Railways in Lorain County
2/10/2009   How to Be a Good Ancestor: Oberlin Heritage Center Offers Workshop 
2/09/2009   Maintaining Your Older Home
2/09/2009   Symposium and Dedication Honors Historic Oberlin Scientist Charles M. Hall
2/02/2009   "Lessons in the Past" Make Learning Fun in the Present
1/13/2009   Did Oberlin's Original Commitment to Racial Egalitarianism Prevail Over Time?
1/08/2009   Oberlin Heritage Center Inviting Community Awards Nominations