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What was the Society doing 10 years ago (2007)?

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In November, 2017, the Delaware County Historical Society celebrates its 70th anniversary. The Society is dedicated to providing educational programs and services to the public, thanks to the support of our members, donors, and the Delaware County Commissioners.   Part of this celebration is to review The Society’s own history.  This article reviews what the society […]

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The Barn at Stratford is a Reader’s Choice

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The Delaware Gazette 2017 Reader’s Choice Poll Has voted The Barn at Stratford #2 Banquet/Reception Facility The Barn at Stratford and the Delaware County Historical Society are honored by the Delaware Gazette Reader’s Choice Poll voting us a winning Banquet/Reception Facility.  Venue Manager, Connie Hoffman and her team have worked hard to make every event […]

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Delaware County Historical Society – Early Years: 1947-1997

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Our Early Years: 1947-1997  In November, 2017, the Delaware County Historical Society celebrates its 70th birthday.  The Society is dedicated to providing educational programs and services to the public, thanks to the support of our members, donors, and the Delaware County Commissioners.  This article traces the Early Years of The Society from 1947 through 1997. […]

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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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Rained Out – Vintage Base Ball at The Barn at Stratford

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Take Yourself out to the ball field for a Vintage Base Ball game Ohio Village Muffins vs. Willow Brook Sliders Game Day:  Sunday, May 21, 2017  at  2:00 pm Location:  The Barn at Stratford in Delaware, Ohio Program includes: Patriotic Music by the Willow Brook Singers & Rainbow Kids, joined by Ohio Village Muffins! Flag […]

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The Delaware Chair Company

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The Delaware County Historical Society presents The Delaware Chair Company Thursday, May 18 at 7PM in The Barn at Stratford The Delaware Chair Company gained a national reputation for its creative products and workmanship. Join us as Society Volunteer Researchers present images and information about this local brand name. You will learn the origin of […]

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Society putting grant funds to good use

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DELAWARE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY PUTTING GRANT FUNDS TO GOOD USE Results Can Be Seen at The Barn at Stratford and Meeker House Museum DELAWARE, Ohio – In recent months, the Delaware County Historical Society has been awarded money from various grant funds at the Delaware County Foundation. These have enabled the Society to make several enhancements at the Meeker […]

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Society holds Volunteer Recognition Event

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The Delaware County Historical Society held our annual Volunteer Recognition Event at The Barn at Stratford on April 27, 2017. The Society, almost entirely volunteer, takes this event to recognize the enormous contribution of all those who volunteer their time, talents, ideas, and enthusiasm to the benefit of the Society and the entire Delaware county […]

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Delaware County Historian 2017 Spring

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Click image to view/download entire issue Delaware County Historian Articles Click title below to view that article Meeker Homestead Museum To Open Director’s Column: Society Brings History To Life Restoration Begins and Research Continues at the Stratford Cemetery Looking Back On Our First 70 Years Delaware and the Great War “DELHISSO Chautauqua Company” Short-Lived in […]

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2017 Warren G. Harding Symposium at OSU Marion

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Registration is now open for 2017 Warren G. Harding Symposium Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15, 2017 In honor of the 100th anniversary of the United States joining World War I, we present The Great War: How America Came of Age. One hundred years ago, in 1917, Woodrow Wilson’s policy and public opinion changed […]

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