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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.

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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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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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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Harlem Township Heritage Meeting

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Historical Meeting Invitation November is coming again and as it has been for the past several years, Harlem Township Heritage is once again planning an historical meeting and inviting members of local area historical groups and others to come join us. Our meeting this year will be on Thursday, November 16, 7pm, in the Community […]

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O’Shaughnessy Dam: A Historical Perspective

O'shaughnessy Dam Program - History - Delaware County Ohio - Powell Liberty Historical Society

 O’Shaughnessy Dam : A Historical Perspective The Powell Liberty Historical Society invites you to join us for an informational presentation. Featured speaker: Tim Solack, Dublin Historical Society The presentation covers why and how the O’Shaughnessy Dam was built, the causes of the great flood, global warming, the hydroelectric plant and historic photos. Monday, October 9 […]

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Delaware County 2017 Archives Crawl

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October is American Archives Month An opportunity to raise awareness about the value of archives and their staff. Delaware County area repositories are sponsoring a Delaware County Archives Crawl. An Archive is a repository of information in any form; books, files, folders, recordings, video, graphics, even objects.  An Archive may be owner or operated by […]

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Big Walnut Historical Celebrates Van Dorn Inn 200 years

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The Big Walnut Area Historical Society, located in Sunbury, Ohio, is celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Van Dorn Inn in October. You are invited to join our celebration! It will be a great event for both young and old! The old Van Dorn Inn (known as the “Center Inn” or “Vans Valley Inn”) located […]

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