National Ohio Day is celebrated every year on November 2nd to commemorate the anniversary of Ohio’s entry into the union of the United States of America. On this day in 1803, President Jefferson signed a decree, approving the boundaries and constitution of the state.
Ohio is an important part of US history and culture, being the 17th state in the country. It was formed in 1803 and has since become a major exporter of goods, labor and weapons. In the 19th century, Ohio became the third largest state in the union and was recognized for its contribution to the country’s salvation by Abraham Lincoln. National Ohio Day celebrates the state’s rich history and culture, honoring its diversity.
- The name Ohio comes from the Oyo River, which means “Mohawk” in translation.
- Various peace treaties were signed in Ohio, and meetings of high-ranking officials were held to resolve conflicts related to the conquest of territories.
- In 1783, Ohio became a free state and in 1795, the Treaty of Greenville was signed allowing for peaceful coexistence between the local population and migrants.
- Ohio was the first state in the Northwest Territory to join the union.
- It is the birthplace of police cars, the capital of fast food, and Buckeye candy.
How to take part
Exploring Ohio is a great way to take part in the holiday. There are air force bases, a scenic waterfront, amusement parks, a zoo, and many other attractions. Supporting local farmers by buying their products is also a great way to get involved. Finally, don’t forget to try Ohio’s favorite candy, Buckeye.
When is National Ohio Day celebrated in 2023?
National Ohio Day is observed on November 2 each year.