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Note: Online registration is CLOSED for the 2016 OLHA Annual Meeting. You may register at the door on Oct. 7-8. Please call 614-297-2344 for more information.

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Pre-Conference Workshop Registration
Oct. 4, 1-4 pm
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Invitation to Innovation
2016 Annual Meeting & Conference

Ohio Local History Alliance in partnership with the Society of Ohio Archivists
October 7-8, 2016
Crowne Plaza, Dublin, Ohio

Once again, the Alliance has partnered with the Society of Ohio Archivists for a dynamic two day program. Join us for over thirty sessions covering timely topics like engaging underserved audiences, preparing for interns and volunteers, and connecting to teachers and students. Networking opportunities will abound! Questions? Contact the Local History Office at 800.576.0381 or localhistory@ohiohistory.org.

Online registration closes September 26, 2016.

Download the full conference program (requires Adobe® Reader)


To Register

Register online 24/7 through 5:00 PM September 26. After September 26, you must register at the door on October 2-3.

Pre-Conference Workshop: “Title TBD”
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2:00-5:00 pm
Ohio History Center 3rd Floor Classroom
800 East 17th Ave., Columbus
Add this program to your registration using the form above.

The Crowne Plaza Columbus-Dublin is located at 600 Metro Place North, Dublin, Ohio. The hotel is just west of the intersection of I-270 and U. S. 33. From I-270, take exit 17A toward Dublin to travel west on West Bridge Street. From West Bridge Street, turn right on Frantz Road, and take the second right onto Metro Place North. The hotel is on the right hand side, after the Hilton Garden Inn.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Crowne Plaza in Dublin (614.764.2200). Ask for the group code OLH or register online using this link: https://www.crowneplaza.com/redirect?path=hd&brandCode=cp&localeCode=en®ionCode=1&hotelCode=cmhdo&_PMID=99801505&GPC=OLHto receive the discounted conference room rate of $99.00 + tax per night. Be sure to book your reservation by September 22; after September 22, the block of rooms will be released and the hotel may charge higher rates. Parking is free.

For those who need financial help in attending the Annual Meeting, two scholarships are available. The J.D. Britton Scholarship is for an emerging museum professional, paid or volunteer, who has worked for two years or less in a museum setting. The Trella Romine Memorial Scholarship is for anyone who needs financial assistance to attend. Both awards grant full registration and lodging. See www.ohiolha.org for more details.

General Information
  • Students who register online at the Student rate must present a valid student ID at registration.
  • Spouses and guests may register for meals and special events without registering for the full meeting.
  • If you have dietary, mobility, or other special needs of which we should be aware, please contact the Ohio History Connection's Local History Office at 800.576.0381.

Cancellation Policy
Canceled registrations will be refunded in full, less a $20 processing fee, through September 26, 2016. Hotel reservations must be cancelled at least 48 hours prior to stay.

OLHA Annual Meeting and Conference
c/o Local History Office
Ohio History Connection
800 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43211-2474


The Ohio Local History Alliance’s Annual Meeting and Conference is coordinated in partnership with the Ohio History Connection's Local History Office.

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