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History Expedition with the Southeast Ohio History Center

Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting room (Glouster) at Glouster Public Library
Program Type:
History & Genealogy, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Kids, Families
Event Details:

Map your way to the past with this exploration of historic adventurers and the tools they used to find their way around.

Library Branch: Glouster Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Glouster)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Map your way to the past with this exploration of historic adventurers and the tools they used to find their way around.

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

A Ride Through Time: Adena Mound Bike Tour

Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Outside (The Plains) at The Plains Public Library
Program Type:
History & Genealogy, Summer at the Library, Travel & Culture
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join Appalachian Understories and Lawrence Greene for a 4-mile guided bike tour of the Indigenous earthworks throughout The Plains. Expect typical traffic patterns on this ride, an...

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Library Branch: The Plains Public Library
Room: Outside (The Plains)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Summer at the Library, Travel & Culture
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Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:

Join Appalachian Understories and Lawrence Greene for a 4-mile guided bike tour of the Indigenous earthworks throughout The Plains. Expect typical traffic patterns on this ride, and helmets are required. 

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Local Atlatl Competition (Plus Come and Learn!)

Saturday, June 29, 2024 at 10:00am - 2:00pm
Outside (Athens) at Athens Public Library
Program Type:
Games / Gaming, History & Genealogy
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Compete with fellow Ohioans using a target range on the Library Green. Guest atlatl marksmen and markswomen from Indiana, West Virginia, and possibly New York will also attend.&nbs...

Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Outside (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games / Gaming, History & Genealogy
Event Details:

Compete with fellow Ohioans using a target range on the Library Green. Guest atlatl marksmen and markswomen from Indiana, West Virginia, and possibly New York will also attend. 

New to this sport? You can also just come to learn!

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Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

History Expedition with the Southeast Ohio History Center

Friday, July 12, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Inside (Chauncey) at Chauncey Public Library
Program Type:
History & Genealogy, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Kids, Families
Event Details:

Map your way to the past with this exploration of historic adventurers and the tools they used to find their way around.

Library Branch: Chauncey Public Library
Room: Inside (Chauncey)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Map your way to the past with this exploration of historic adventurers and the tools they used to find their way around.

Disclaimer(s)

Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Interactive History with Invisible Ground

Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Off Site
Program Type:
History & Genealogy, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Step back in time with Brian Koscho, director of Invisible Ground, as we explore two new history markers located in Chauncey and Albany. We’ll learn about the Bailey’s Coal Mine an...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Step back in time with Brian Koscho, director of Invisible Ground, as we explore two new history markers located in Chauncey and Albany. We’ll learn about the Bailey’s Coal Mine and the town of Chauncey, as well as the Albany Enterprise Academy.

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If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Interactive History with Invisible Ground

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Off Site
Program Type:
History & Genealogy, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Step back in time with Brian Koscho, director of Invisible Ground, as we explore two new history markers located in Chauncey and Albany. We’ll learn about the Bailey’s Coal Mine an...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Step back in time with Brian Koscho, director of Invisible Ground, as we explore two new history markers located in Chauncey and Albany. We’ll learn about the Bailey’s Coal Mine and the town of Chauncey, as well as the Albany Enterprise Academy.

Disclaimer(s)

Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Crown of Court Street: The Athens Armory

Thursday, September 5, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Large meeting room (Athens) at Athens Public Library
Program Type:
History & Genealogy
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

For over a century, the Ohio National Guard armory has been an iconic fixture of uptown Athens, with its castle-like appearance and prominent place at the foot of Shale Hill. Built...

Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:

For over a century, the Ohio National Guard armory has been an iconic fixture of uptown Athens, with its castle-like appearance and prominent place at the foot of Shale Hill.

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If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Learn About Genealogy Services and Archives at SEO History Center

Thursday, October 24, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Large meeting room (Athens) at Athens Public Library
Program Type:
History & Genealogy
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

There are many wonderful databases for online genealogical work, including those leased by Athens County Public Libraries and made available for free to ou...

Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:

There are many wonderful databases for online genealogical work, including those leased by Athens County Public Libraries and made available for free to our patrons.  However, there are also great people to work with

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Revolutionary War History: Forgotten Generals of Ohio’s Founding

Thursday, November 14, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Large meeting room (Athens) at Athens Public Library
Program Type:
History & Genealogy
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

The roles of Generals Samuel Holden Parson and James Mitchell Varnum in the founding of Ohio are often overlooked as they both passed away in the second year of Marietta's settleme...

Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:

The roles of Generals Samuel Holden Parson and James Mitchell Varnum in the founding of Ohio are often overlooked as they both passed away in the second year of Marietta's settlement in 1789.

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If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know