Officials say the change comes after residents, asked for their impressions of the organization, used such words as "inaccessible"
ONN says executive director Burt Logan, who was brought in
several years ago to take charge of the financially struggling non-profit
organization, convinced it’s board of directors to rename the society as part of
a larger effort to change the Society’s image from exclusive to welcoming.
The Ohio Historical Society oversees 58 sites in 40
counties, including the Campus Martius
and Ohio River museums in Marietta. .