Win a Library of Columbus History!

Want to win a library of Columbus History? We are giving away a prize package of 21 history titles, a Columbus Love tshirt, and two North Market wine glasses and all you have to do is become a new friend of the Columbus Historical Society or renew your membership by Saturday, December 20. This would make a wonderful gift for the holidays or a great addition to your own library!

Titles include:

CHS at the Moonlight Market

Historical Society Book Sale at the Moonlight Market



Join us Downtown at the Moonlight Market Saturday 11/8 and 12/13 at the Residence Inn Hotel.

We're at booth #17. 

We've got the perfect gifts for the Holidays .

Central Ohio Law Enforcement

Our newest exhibit is focusing on the history of Central Ohio's law enforcement. We have police attire, equitment, weapons, and photgraphs on display. Donations come from the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, and from both, The Columbus and Groveport Police Departments.

June 2014 to February 2015

2014 CHS Bus Tour

City of ColumbusJoin the Columbus Historical Society on our 2014 Columbus City Tour Series: A trip through the past the present and what's in store for the future of our great city.

Travel through Downtown with its historical centerpiece, the Ohio Statehouse, and the new Columbus Commons; the Short North Arts District; German Village, the Arena District; Olde Towne East; the Discovery District; Franklin Park and much more. Listen to stories of national significance, international intrigue and local history and lore.

You will see over 200 years of Columbus history in its landmarks, the growth of its many cultural venues and visions for the future on this 2.5 hour tour.

Click "Read more" below to order tickets!

Sponsored by Germain

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