September 1, 2011

Ohio Historical Center

The Ohio Historical Center is the museum of the Ohio Historical Society and is located next to the Ohio State Fairgrounds



The atrium opens to the first and second floors



Fossilized Mastadon



A stuffed specimen of the (believed-to-be) extinct Ivory-Billed Woodpecker



Stuffed specimens of the extinct Carolina Parakeet, the only native eastern parrot during Ohio's frontier era



 Ohio's priceless Indian heritage on display



The famous Adena pipe made of Ohio pipestone



The Wray Figurine



Human effigy from the Seip Mound



One of the mysterious tablets from a lost culture of Moundbuilders



 The famous Tremper Pipes



River Otter effigy pipe



The original Ohio statehouse bell



Ohio Village, a step back into Ohio's past



A lonely street in Ohio Village