Old Xenia Road – September 2019

It has been quite a while since our last update! Rest assured, the OES is still around. While we’re working on getting some new content for the website, here’s our latest video to wet your appetite. Two OES members set out for a drive Friday night…because what a better time for a random night drive … Read more

December 2017 Update

Today we have added our photos, research, and first aerial drone video to the website. We visited the Whitehall Lustron Home in October 2017, which serves as the headquarters of the Whitehall Historical Society. Lustron homes were prefabricated enameled steel homes built from 1947 to 1950. The historical society acquired this home, dismantled it, and … Read more

January 2017 Update

After some technical hiccups and a busy holiday season, we’re back with an update! First up, we visited Violet Township Fire Station 591 in September 2016 as preparations were made for its demolition. We wanted to capture what the station looked like in day-to-day operation in its final days. The firefighters moved to a temporary facility … Read more

September 2016 Update

We have continued to tweak the website for optimal performance and have squashed several bugs sent in by visitors. Thank you to everyone who sent us things to fix! As promised in our last update, we have some new stuff for you this time. Siesta Motel and Rear-Range Lighthouse have been added to the Structures … Read more


We’re happy to announce that we have activated sitewide encryption today! This means that all traffic between you and our server is secure, just like the connection between your PC and your bank or online shopping sites. We believe we have converted all of our links, but if you come across something that is broken or … Read more

New OES website

Welcome to the new Ohio Exploration Society website! The new site provides a responsive layout that will adjust the entire look of the website to fit the type of device you’re using, be it a desktop computer, smartphone or tablet. We’re currently in the early stages of getting the site fully operational. You may come … Read more