National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center
Ohio History Center
Paul Laurence Dunbar House
Rankin House
Harriet Beecher Stowe House

African American History Sites & Museums

National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center

Explore the National Afro-American Museum/Cultural Center's significance to Ohio history.

 

Ohio History Center

The headquarters of the Ohio Historical Society, the Ohio History Center includes a museum, archives/library, historic preservation office, and Ohio Village, in addition to access to the Society’s services.

 

Paul Laurence Dunbar House

Paul Laurence Dunbar is one of America’s greatest poets and he spent almost his entire life in Ohio. 

 

Rankin House

The Rankin House, located in Ripley, Ohio, was an important stop on the Underground Railroad, which provided safe houses for slaves who were escaping to Canada.


Harriet Beecher Stowe House

 The Harriet Beecher Stowe House is an important site in Ohio’s history, particularly concerning its role in the abolitionist movement and Underground Railroad.

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Rankin House