Ohio history


Tecumseh and the war for the Northwest Territory

BY: - October 5, 2023

October 5 is the anniversary of the killing in battle in 1813 of Ohio Shawnee chief Tecumseh, born near Chillicothe in 1768. His efforts to build a permanent territory for a confederacy of Indigenous American tribes, bordered by the Great Lakes in the north, the Ohio River in the east and south, and the Mississippi […]


Notable Black history abounds in Ohio’s past

BY: - February 9, 2023

As we celebrate Black History Month, with Black history under political attack in America’s classrooms, now is probably a good time to take a look back at significant Black history that happened right here in Ohio. In many ways, Ohio’s contribution to Black history began with its very founding. Considered one of the most important […]