I-71 & 17th Avenue, Columbus | 800.686.6124
Join the Ohio History Center for a day all about hockey! Learn about connections between our Civil War collections and the Columbus Blue Jackets, meet community partners that make Ohio a great state in which to play hockey, test your skills and more. Timed programs are listed below; visit the Ohio History Center online for an updated schedule!
The Blue Jackets’ Civil War Roots | 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Join history curator Cli Eckle to learn about connections between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Civil War, see the 1st Ohio Independent Battery fl ag and more!
Hockey Demonstrations with the Columbus Ice Hockey Club
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. (Located outside)
Join the Columbus Ice Hockey Club to learn about equipment, practice your skills and even play street hockey.
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Cleveland Sports (But Were Afraid to Ask)
For more than 150 years, followers of Cleveland sports have seen it all: from the worst team to ever play professional baseball to perhaps the greatest player to ever walk the basketball court. Jonathan Knight, author of 10 books on the subject, will take us through a whirlwind tour and show us why—even with all the frustration and heartbreak of the past two centuries Cleveland’s teams remain among the most beloved in the sports world.
Hockey Trivia | 1 & 3:30 p.m.
Do you know how the Blue Jackets got their name? Test your knowledge on hockey and history fun facts in our trivia challenge!
Sports Highlights Tour | 4 p.m.
Discover how Ohio has shaped the national sports scene through the themes of tradition, victory, identity, adversity, innovation and character. Learn about the greats and lesser-known athletes that left their mark on history.
For updated schedule information, visit http://ohiohistory.org/hockey