Location: Campus Martius Museum
Cost: $5 The American Revolution was the most important event in our nation’s history. What began as a protest movement against relatively minor taxes in the 1760s became by 1776 a movement for independence. By the time the new century...
Celebrating the PioneersWHERE: First Floor - CMM
The Ordinance of 1787 opened a vast wilderness west of the Ohio River for settlement. “Ohio fever” had begun with the Ohio Company leading the way. Its members made many significant contributions in bringing sophistication to this uncharted land as well as their ideals and principals that we enjoy today. This exhibit, based on the book The Pioneers by David McCullough, explores the lives and personal objects owned by some of the individuals mentioned in the book. It offers a chance to look inside the personalities and lives of some of these important groundbreakers.Learn More