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Events are activities of interest to the Society, its members and friends. Events may be sponsored by the Society, Held at a Society property, or neither but of interest.

Restaurants and Ice Cream Parlors at the Society Fair Booth

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Some of life’s favorite times are spent eating out with family and friends, and create a stream of wonderful memories. The Delaware County Historical Society’s 2017 theme “Restaurants and Ice Cream Parlors” will open the flood gates of those wonderful times in Delaware County. Come to the Merchants Building to see: An original Bun’s booth […]

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Oak Grove Cemetery Walk

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The Delaware County Historical Society will again this year conduct walks through our history and people on an Oak Grove Cemetery Walk Take a guided tour and see actors portraying the lives of: Gov. Frank Willis (47th Governor of Ohio) Dr. Hiram Perkins (namesake of Perkins Observatory) and ten other prominent Delawareans. Sunday, Oct. 8, […]

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Galena Opens Galena Museum

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The Village of Galena Ohio, in Delaware County, invites you to join their Heritage Day celebration. The feature of the celebration is the Grand Opening of the Galena Museum on October 7, 2017 from 11am to 2pm. The celebration will take place at the Galena Village Hall at 109 Harrison Street in Galena Ohio. Refreshments […]

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Fred Carlisle Book Reading & Signing

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Fred Carlisle ‘56, an Ohio Wesleyan University alumnus and native of Delaware Ohio, has published a new book – Hollow and Home: A History of Self and Place. Mr. Carlisle will read from this latest book: Wed., Sept. 6 (5:30-7:30 pm) Delaware’s Willis Education Center 74 W. William St. , Delaware Ohio After the reading, […]

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Mike Hoffman Circus Program and Bev Kelley – Sept 2010

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Mike Hoffman wears many hats: lifelong Delaware resident, collector of Delaware memorabilia, society member, and trustee during the 2000s, to mention a few.  In more recent years, he has been a key part of improving the Garth Oberlander Barn and Meeker property. One of Mike’s interests has been the circus and Bev Kelley’s work with […]

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History Stroll Down Sandusky Street

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The Delaware County Historical Society will hold a history stroll Stroll Down Sandusky Street August 9, 2017 from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM History Stroll A tour of the history and architecture of the North two blocks of Sandusky Street from Central to William. You will learn how the downtown developed from 1810 through today […]

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Society Welcomes New Volunteers

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The Delaware County Historical Society welcomed nine new volunteers at a Volunteer Orientation held at the Cryder Historical Center on East Williams Street.  While volunteers are welcome anytime, The Society holds a Volunteer Fair early each year along with other volunteer recruitment activities.  The Volunteer Orientation is the culmination of this year’s recruitment program.  We […]

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‘Family Photos, Old and New’ Program at the Barn

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Do you have family photos, old or new, that are interesting, puzzling, or even valuable? Do you have mid-19th. century images such as tintypes, daguerreotypes, cabinet cards, or even 3-D stereo views? Do you know? How to identify different photograph types, How ‘antique’ photograph types were made when your family had them taken. Do you […]

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Kelton House -“Little Cities of Black Diamonds”

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Kelton House Museum & Garden presents Little Cities of Black Diamonds a program of Appalachian Ohio HistoryFor More Information keltonhouseevents.com Kelton House Museum & Garden A Service of the Junior League of Columbus 586 East Town Street Columbus, OH 43215 614.464.2022

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Letters to the Editor – WWII History

The Delaware County Historical Society invites you to share a WWII soldier’s history as Tam Dalrymple presents “Letters to the Editor” Thursday June 15, 2017 at 7 pm in The Barn at Stratford In 1941 as the world plunged into second world war(WWII), school teachers Pete Dalrymple and Ruth Griffith were married in Mt. Gilead […]

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