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Famous Firsts in History Program

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Did you know that the first automatic vending machine was invented in 1867?  Did you know that the first commercial typewriters were introduced in 1874?   Learn about these inventions and more at the Delaware County Historical Society program: “Famous Firsts in History” Thursday, Jan. 18, 7:00 p.m. at The Barn at Stratford, 2690 Stratford […]

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John Brake – Photographer of History

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It was our great fortune to meet John Brake as he was photographing the historic Nash House on East Williams Street in Delaware.  John has an amazing talent for using light and dark to make dramatic photographs of places that we see every day. John has a special interest in the historic places around Delaware […]

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19th Century Holiday at Kelton House

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Enjoy a 19th Century Holiday Experience at Columbus Ohio’s Kelton House Museum and Garden through Jan 7, 2018. A service of the Junior League of Columbus. Kelton House Museum & Garden A Service of the Junior League of Columbus 586 East Town Street Columbus, OH 43215 614.464.2022 keltonhouse@cs.com www.keltonhouse.com www.keltonhouseevents.com Tour the Kelton House Museum […]

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Victorian Christmas Open House

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The Delaware County Historical Society Invites You to attend a Classic Christmas Holiday Event! Victorian Christmas Open House Saturday December 2nd 2017  2-5pm Sunday December 3rd  4-6:30pm Nash House Museum – 157 East William St – Delaware OH This event is open to the public and is a Free Event! Victorian Christmas Open House Come […]

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Judge Portrait Donated to Society

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Homecoming for the judge: Portrait donated to Delaware County Historical Society By Andrew Carter – acarter@aimmediamidwest.com Supporters of the Stratford Ecological Center and Delaware County Historical Society celebrated a shared heritage and a homecoming of sorts this week. Stratford founder and board member Louise Warner donated a portrait of her ancestor, Judge Hosea Williams, to […]

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Brown Township celebrates dedication of new hall

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Building is ‘a dream come true’ for Sheets family By D. Anthony Botkin – abotkin@aimmediamidwest.com Trustees, in front a crowd of about 100 township residents, dedicated the $1.4 million Brown Township Hall on Sunday.  Charles and Betty Sheets, who donated $1.1 million for the construction of the new hall, were the honored guests. “As I […]

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Brent Carson on WOSU Halloween Show

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Delaware Ohio was featured on the WOSU Columbus Neighborhood program. “Halloween in Columbus” which aired on October 26,2017 included the Northwest Neighborhood Association’s Ghost Walk. Our very own board president Brent Carson is the “video star” of the segment. Halloween in Columbus Join us for a look at Halloween in Columbus. We’ll tour an old […]

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Delaware County Historical Society 2017 Annual Meeting

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The Annual Meeting of the Delaware County Historical Society will be held Wednesday evening, November 8 at The Barn at Stratford, 2690 Stratford Road     The Annual Meeting will include: Celebration our 70th anniversary there will be cake and a commemorative slide show with highlights from 70 years Vote for Board trustees and constitution […]

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Delaware County History Videos

The Delaware County Historical Society has video DVDs about Delaware County and it’s history.  These are professionally crafted productions that comprise on-site photographs, artifacts, and interviews to you as close to first-hand knowledge as we can arrange.  Watch the trailer videos below to learn about each of the full-length DVD videos available in our store. […]

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New Highbanks History Program

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Metropolitan Park District will offer a third slide presentation by Valerie Mattingley on the history of area that is now Highbanks Metro Park. New Highbanks History Program ! I Heart the 70’s… the 1870’s:  Highbanks 1865 – 1875 A new Third presentation on the history of the land that would become Highbanks.  The program begins […]

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