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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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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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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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Thank You Letters – Hair Studio Window

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The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to present a new display window at The Hair Studio: Thank You Letters from Delaware County School Children A tableau of thank you letters written by our school children paired with the artifacts that they mentioned in their letters.  Together they testify that our Education Support Team is […]

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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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Resurrecting Rutherford B. Hayes

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On October 4, The Delaware County Historical Society will hold a birthday celebration in honor of President Rutherford B. Hayes, who was born in Delaware on that day in 1822. “Resurrecting Rutherford B. Hayes” by Eric Ebinger Author and Historian, Erick Ebinger will be sharing stories from the life of our 19th president, based on his […]

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The Big Give 2017 – Give to the Society

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The Big Give is a 26-hour online giving event to make a difference through kindness. The Columbus Foundation, its family of donors, and corporate and community partners have provided a $1.3 Million+ Bonus Pool, encouraging everyone to support nonprofits they care about. By working together,our communities can show their kindness and support local nonprofits! Everyone […]

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