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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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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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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

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 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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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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Civil War author to discuss U.S. Grant

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by Ashley Carter Prize-winning Civil War author and researcher Joan Waugh will present “U.S. Grant: Soldier and Statesman” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28 at Ohio Wesleyan University. Waugh, professor of history at University of California, Los Angeles, will speak in Benes Rooms A and B of OWU’s Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., […]

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The Shadows We Cast – OWU Outdoor Video

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An outdoor video exhibit by Tiffany Carbonneau and Susanna Crum, “The Shadows We Cast” will be on display from Sept. 20-Oct. 31, 2017, on the façade of the Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware The exhibit opens today, Sept 20, with a special celebration at the museum at 7:15 p.m., including […]

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