Ohio History Connection

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Ohio History Connection
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Contact Information



The Ohio Historical Society
800 E. 17th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43211

Headquarters includes: Ohio Historical Society, Ohio Historic Preservation Office, Ohio History Center & Museum, Ohio History Store, Ohio Village, State Archives Library.

Telephone:[1] Phone: 614-297-2300 or Toll Free at 1-800-686-6124
Hours and holidays:[1]

Ohio History Center: Wednesday through Saturday, 10-5; Sunday, Noon-5.
Archives/Library: Wednesday through Saturday, 10-5.

Directions, maps, and public transportation:

Internet sites and databases:

  • Ohio Historical Society Home Museums & Historic Sites, Exhibits, Collections & Archives, Education, Local History Office, Ohio Historic Preservation Office, Publications, Featured Pages, Calendar, "I am a History Geek Page".
  • Ohio Historical Society's Online Collections Catalog (OCC) has two search options, but will be merged as one soon.


Collection Description

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{Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. }

Alternate Repositories

{ List (link to a Wiki article for) at least one or more other repositories that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.}

If you cannot visit or find a source at the Ohio History Connection, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • Alternate Repository {create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}

Similar Collections

Neighboring Collections


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 OHS General Policies FAQ at Ohio Historical Society] (accessed 8 October 2012).
  2. [ http://www.tripadvisor.com/Travel-g50226-c17501/Columbus:Ohio:Public.Transportation.html Tripadvisor: Columbus Public Transportation] at Tripadvisor] (accessed 9 October 2012).
  3. OHS Online Collections Catalog Help at Ohio Historical Society] (accessed 9 October 2012).
  4. Source 2.
  5. Source 3.