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The Society presents programs throughout the year.  We do this in support of 0ur mission to”promote and sustain interest in the history of Delaware County”. These programs are open to the Delaware County community and general public.  Come join us, learn and share about our rich Delaware County History.

2017 Programs and Events

  • Ice Cream Sodas, Juke Boxes, and Carhops: A walk down memory lane – Brent Carson
    A survey of early restaurants and ice cream shops in Delaware County will be presented.
    Thursday, January 19  7PM – The Barn at Stratford  –  More Information
  • William Cratty and the Underground Railroad in Delaware County
    Excerpts from our Underground Railroad program.
    Thursday, February 2  7PM – The Barn at Stratford – More Information
  • The Blizzard of ’78 – Brent Carson
    In 2018, it will be 40 years since the Blizzard of the Century.  This will be an opportunity to view photos and reports from 1978 and share memories of the storm.
    Thursday, March 2 7PM – The Barn at Stratford – More Information
  • Volunteer Fair
    The Delaware County Historical Society will be holding its 2017 Volunteer Fair.  With so many exciting endeavors underway, Volunteers are needed more than ever!
    Thursday, March 23rd  7PM – The Barn at Stratford – More Information
  • A Conversation with Abe Lincoln
    Reenactor John Cooper will reminisce about the Civil War, politics, and life during the 1800s
    Thursday, April 6 7PM – The Barn at Stratford – More Information
  • The Delaware Chair Company
    Learn the history of the company. Steve Bemiller, antiques expert, will discuss the characteristics of the chairs and end with some information on the value of the chairs.
    Thursday, May 18 7PM – The Barn at Stratford – More Information
  • Letters to the Editor – Tamsen Dalrymple
    Letters from a WWII European theater soldier to the editor of a small town Ohio newspaper.
    Thursday, June 15 7PM – The Barn at Stratford – More Information
  • Family Photos Old and New – Dave Nungesser –Program Sponsor - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio
    How to identify and preserve old photos, tintypes, daguerreotypes, cabinet cards as well as modern film, slides, and digital snapshots
    Thursday, July 27  7PM – The Barn at Stratford –  More Information
  • Stroll down Sandusky Street – Benny Shoults and Roger Koch – Program Sponsor - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio
    A tour of the history and architecture of buildings on Sandusky Street.
    Wednesday, August 9  7PM – Delaware County Courthouse, 91 N. Sandusky Street – More Information
    Tickets: $15 Adults*, $5 Children ( 6 – 17) *Adult Society Members $12 – Get Tickets Now at EventBrite
  • “Who owned my house?”  House Research 101 – Susan Logan
    Thursday, August 10 7PM – Cryder Historical Center
    Tickets: $25 per property –  limited to 10 properties – Get Tickets Now at EventBrite
  • 100 Days in Rutherford B. Hayes Life – Author Eric Ebinger
    Wednesday, October 4 7PM – The Barn at Stratford
  • Oakgrove Cemetery Walk – Impersonations by reenactors
    Sunday, October 8 2PM (Rain Date Oct 15th) – Oakgrove Cemetery – Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 17
  • Delaware County Historical Society Annual Meeting – Delaware County during World War I
    Wednesday, November 8 7PM – The Barn at Stratford

Programs Sponsor - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware OhioThe Delaware County Historical Society thanks Program Sponsor - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio Fidelity Federal Savings and Loan for their sponsorship of these programs.