Our mission is to promote and sustain interest in the history of Delaware County, Ohio through historical preservation and education.

We feature tours for school groups as well as individuals

Our Collections: Photographs and Documents

You have access to a large part of our collection through our PastPerfect Online website

Through PastPerfect you can search our collections in many ways.

Delaware County History Programs

Interesting presentations about Our History by our own experts and invited guest speakers.

January Program's invited speaker is Stacey Halfmoon speaking on American Indians

Historic Walks and Strolls

Self guided walks and strolls through Delaware can be downloaded, or viewed on Google Maps.

Our Oak Grove Cemetery Walk is now available as a self-guided tour.

Curriculum Support for Delaware County Schools

On-site and Off-site programs and activities to bring Delaware County History to life in the classroom.

Our School Programs are available to all Delaware County Schools


  • The Curry School

    The Delaware County Historical Societypresents the story of E.W.B. Curry: a Delaware native African American of distinction and The Curry […]

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  • Harrison House Owners

    Franklinton Historical SocietyPromoting interest in Franklinton history…nurturing a sense of pride in the Franklinton area “The Harrison House (Part 2).  […]

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  • Disappearing Landscapes in Delaware County

    The Delaware County District Library is pleased to host Delaware Artist Linda Wesner who will speak about her art exploring […]

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  • DCHS receives $6,000 grant

    Wednesday, March 6, 2019 By D. Anthony Botkin abotkin@aimmediamidwest.com The Ohio History Connection has awarded the Delaware County Historical Society […]

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  • Big Check on Statehood Day

    A contingent from The Delaware County Historical Society attended the 2019 Statehood Day activities at the Ohio Statehouse on February […]

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  • Bieber Mill Protection

    ODOT says planned 315 improvements won’t affect historic mill by Tom Bosco WSYX – Wed, Feb 27th 2019 DELAWARE, Ohio […]

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  • History at the Diversity Fair

    Diversity Fair held at Dempsey Story and Photos By Glenn Battishill – gbattishill@aimmediamidwest.com Delaware County Historical Society Volunteer Kit Gordon […]

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  • Hayes Statue Gets Boost

    By Dillon Davis Appropriate honor for Delaware’s most distinguished native, 19th United States President Rutherford B. Hayes, is long overdue […]

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  • Black History Celebration

    The Delaware African American Heritage Councilin partnership withThe Delaware County Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committeeand The Delaware City SchoolsPresentsDelaware […]

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  • Fighting for Freedom

    The Delaware County Historical Societypresents Fighting for Freedom: The United States Colored Troops in the Civil War Anthony Gibbs, Local […]

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About Us

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Hours of Operation

Meeker Homestead Museum
Closed for renovations Dec 17th - Mar 16th 2019 Open Sundays 2 to 5 PM Historic 1820's home Exhibit: "Early Settlers & American Indians of Del Co."
Nash House Museum
Sunday 2 to 5 PM Wednesday 10 to Noon and 1 to 5 PM Fully Furnished Victorian era Town Home
Cryder Historical Research Center
Sunday 2 to 5 PM Wednesday 10 to Noon and 1 to 5 PM Library, Newspapers Archive, Museum Local History Research