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Delaware Gazette By Morgyn Cooper – mcooper@civitasmedia.com The Mitchell family, living in the Ostrander/Radnor area of Delaware County, has donated 17 Civil War-era letters that they found in their attic to the Delaware County District Library.“Since there aren’t many Mitchells left in Delaware, we wanted to give the letters to the library, so they could […]

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Trump and Clinton Will Go Down in History—For a While By Bob Greene  –  original article in The Wall Street Journal  – Aug. 12, 2016 6:12 p.m. ET Somewhere in America, just after 2 o’clock on a steamy summer afternoon, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were out making their rounds, seeking to become a permanent […]

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The President Rutherford B. Hayes walking tour will take place on August 3 and August 10 – two identical tours. Each tour will begin at 7pm at the Hayes Memorial on William Street across from the city hall. Both tours will be led by Delaware County Historical Society board president and local historian, Brent Carson. […]

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2016 Spring - Delaware County Historian - Barn Open House - Delaware Ohio

Click image to view/download entire issue Articles Click title below to view that article Society Welcomes Community to the Meeker Homestead There’s So Much to Do! – Director’s Column We Remember Jerry Heston and Gordon Keenan Preview Party Featured Auction, Music House and Barn Were Open to Public The Story of OWU’s Edgar Hall Society […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society will be holding its 2016 Volunteer Fair on Thursday, May 19th 7-9 pm at The Barn at Stratford There are so many exciting endeavors underway at the Delaware County Historical Society. Volunteers are needed more than ever!  No matter what your skills, interests, or availability, there is a place for […]

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As part of The Strand Theatre’s “Century of Cinema” celebration, The Delaware County Historical Society is sponsoring  Vincente Minnelli Movie Month. The Delaware Connection Vincente Minnelli was an American stage and film director who is best known for sparkling musicals including Gigi and An American in Paris. He settled in Delaware, Ohio and attended fourth […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society held it’s 2016 Annual Volunteer Recognition Program at The Barn at Stratford. This year’s program has the theme of “Light Up Your Life”.  The theme sums up both the way in which our volunteers have “lit up” the Society, but also the impact that volunteering has had on our volunteers.  […]

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The Strand Theatre on Winter Street in Delaware Ohio is celebrating “A Century of Cinema”, it’s 100th Anniversary!  The Strand is an excellent example of a historic theater which has evolved to host the latest in digital cinema.  The Strand shows first-run movies as well as special events throughout the year. Main Street Delaware organizes […]

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Historic Barn - Garth Oberlander Barn - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Garth Oberlander Barn has beautiful 1840’s beams, incredible stone end walls, and sixty years of history as an antique auction house.  Our mission is to transform this historic barn into The Barn at Stratford Event Venue without losing its wonderful charm. We Know Historic Barn We are the Delaware County Historical Society and we […]

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By Gary Budzak – The Delaware Gazette Thirteen local organizations asked Delaware County commissioners for Community Enhancement Grants at a work session on Wednesday. Members of the organizations asked the three commissioners to provide funding for them to put on events and to buy equipment. After each 15-minute presentation, commissioners asked questions of the organizations. […]

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