History - Lorain County

Lorain County Memory - Lorain County Memory is a collaborative collection assembled by Lorain Public Library System in partnership with the Lorain Historical Society.  Collections include historic photographs, documents, newspaper articles, artifacts and audiovisual resources.  Lorain County Memory is administered by the Lorain Public Library System.


History - Ohio

History Channel - Ohio History
History Channel provides informative videos and images describing Ohio history.

Ohio History Connection
Connecting you to the stories of Ohio (formerly the Ohio Historical Society).

Ohio History Central
Ohio History Central is an evolving, dynamic online encyclopedia that includes information about Ohio's natural history, prehistory and history. This website is provided by the Ohio Historical Society.

Ohio in the Civil War
Lists Ohio units in the Civil War and gives a history, a source list, and links for each. Also includes references and links for Ohio prisons in the war.

Ohio Memory.org
A photographic database showing people, places and events from Ohio's history.

Ohio's Indians
Learn about eight famous Ohio Indians and play an online game to show your knowledge (requires Adobe Shockwave). This website is provided by the Ohio Public Library Information Network (OPLIN). 

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Home page of the R.B. Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont, Ohio has lots of documents related to Hayes. Includes an index to Sandusky county, obituaries back to 1830.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

This collection includes over 40,000 very detailed maps of Ohio cities drawn between 1882 and 1962.

History - United States

American Memory - Library of Congress
Helps in searching the American Memory digital collections of the Library of Congress.

Crazy Fads.com
Lists fads by the decades.

History Explorer From Smithsonian
Smithsonian's History Explorer was developed by the National Museum of American History in partnership with the Verizon Foundation to offer hundreds of free, innovative online resources for teaching and learning American history.

Mayflower Passenger List
List of passengers who travelled to America on the Mayflower.

Links to pages on the history of the Mayflower and Plymouth colonies, including what was eaten at the first Thanksgiving. Passenger list links to biographies and genealogies of passengers.

National Register of Historic Places
The National Register of Historic Places is the Nation''s official list of cultural resources worthy of preservation.

Plimoth Plantation
Website of Plimoth Plantation, the living history museum of 17th century Plymouth, has information on the Plymouth colony, pilgrims, and the first Thanksgiving.

War Letters Legacy Project
The Legacy Project is a national, all-volunteer effort that encourages Americans to honor and remember those who have served-or are currently serving-this nation in wartime by seeking out and preserving their letters and e-mails home.

History - World

Historical Atlas of the 20th Century
Maps and statisics including population, wards, boundary changes, political systems, etc.

Internet History Sourcebooks Project
Links to ancient history as well as history of locations around the world are provided from this location by Fordham University.

Life Photo Archive
Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google.

Monarchs of Britain
List of rulers of Britain. A list of dates of reigns and links to biographical information from Britannica.com

NetSerf - The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources
Provides links to websites on difference aspects of Medieval study such as: architecture, art, people, King Arthur, science, culture, law, and religion.