Blog Post: August First - The original Juneteenth

06/16/2015 -- Ron Gorman writes about the formation of August 1st celebrations in Oberlin, which marked the beginning of abolition in the British West Indies. Read the Post

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New Digital Tour of Downtown Oberlin

06/16/2015 -- New this summer!  You can move at your own pace through Oberlin’s business district with our brand new “Picture the Past” tablet tour of historic downtown Oberlin.  The tour covers a one block radius extending from the corner of Main and College Streets and is filled with fun facts, historic photographs, and more! Full Story

OHC announces Liz Schultz as new Executive Director

Elizabeth (Liz) Schultz

07/15/2015 -- Following a national search, the Oberlin Heritage Center is pleased to announce that Elizabeth (Liz) Schultz will become the local history and preservation nonprofit organization’s next executive director.  Full Story

Also Inside

05/29/2015 Saturday History Walks
08/11/2015 Sept 26 - Smithsonian Museum Day & Oberlin Community and Culture Festival
08/11/2015 Oct 17 - Lorain County Preservation Network Open House
08/11/2015 Oct 28 - Frederick Douglass One Man Show
08/28/2015 Nov 6 - 8 Oberlin College Parents Weekend Tours