Southeast Ohio History Center24 W State St
Athens, OH 45701-2567
740-592-2280 | https://athenshistory.org
Southeast Ohio History Center
The Southeast Ohio History Center is located in downtown Athens, Ohio in what was once the First Christian Church, which was built in 1916.
The Southeast Ohio History Center is located in downtown Athens, Ohio in what was once the First Christian Church, which was built in 1916. Much of the integrity of the church building has been preserved, letting visitors experience the heritage and culture of Southeast Ohio in an appropriately historic setting. The museum includes rotating exhibitions featuring examples of local history such as the Athens Asylum or the experience of Southeast Ohioans during the first World War. Local arts exhibits are another frequent offering. The Southeast Ohio History Center has an extensive genealogy library, which is operated by the Athens County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society.Read More
Notes for Travelers
Hours for the genealogical library are different from regular museum hours. The library is open Wednesdays and Fridays 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., or by appointment.