My History

Learn about your neighborhood’s history – and become a part of it – by sharing your historic photos.

Access central Ohio’s digital history. Images, documents, maps and artifacts.

Local History & Genealogy

Your space to discover your history.

We have tools and resources to help you research your family tree, the house you live in, your ancestry and more. Plus book appointments to visit Main Library in person or talk to an expert online.

Help Us Preserve Ohio's History

We’re looking for photos that tell the stories of central Ohio. We’d love to see your old photos of Columbus, past events and performances, historic homes and buildings, demonstrations and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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