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Events are activities of interest to the Society, its members and friends. Events may be sponsored by the Society, Held at a Society property, or neither but of interest.

Banquet in the Barn - Delaware County Historical Society - Barn at Stratford - Delaware Ohio

Banquet in the Barnan Evening of Living History is a “Fun” Raiser to celebrate the Grand Reopening of the 1840s Barn at Stratford. Date and Time Friday June 28, 2019 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT LocationThe Barn at Stratford2690 Stratford RoadDelaware Ohio Come join us at the Banquet in the Barn as we celebrate […]

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World Wide Games - Delaware Ohio - Steve Schmitt - Mary Lea Bailey - local history Program - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society presents a local history program World Wide Games of Delaware Ohio The story of a local company who established a national reputation for creating enduring FUN! May 16st Thursday Starting at 7pm The Barn at Stratford Presenter Steve Schmitt, and a special guest Steve Schmitt, Historical Society volunteer, interviewed Mary […]

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Meeker Museum - Great Beginnings - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society announces the 2019 opening of our Meeker Homestead Museum with a new exhibit Delaware County Great Beginnings The stories of six people who had their beginnings in Delaware, Ohio Meeker Homestead Museum Exhibit opens April 28th 2019 Museum and Exhibit open Sundays only from 2pm – 5pm “Great Beginnings” features […]

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Joe Dwenger - Volunteer of the Year -2019 Volunteer Recognition - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

by JOSHUA KEERANSpecial to The Gazette view original 2019 Annual Volunteer Recognition Event Approximately 40 volunteers attended the Volunteer Recognition that was held by the Delaware County Historical Society at the Barn at Stratford on April 10. The entertainment for the evening was Steve Ball, a musician from Columbus, who specializes in the music of […]

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History Summer Camps - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

It’s a Summer of History Camps for Kids! His Story, Her Story, Your Story:Exploring History Through Cemeteries When Hours For: Monday, June 3 – Thursday, June 6 Daily9:00 am – 3:00 pm Students EnteringGrades 4,5,6 in the fall Camp Activities Campers will travel back in time to develop a character’s or family member’s story which […]

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Historian Julie Mujic, Ph.D., to Discuss The Postwar Lives of Columbus WWI Veterans April 8 at Ohio Wesleyan Historian Julie Mujic will present “‘A Vast Change Had Come Over the Streets’: The Postwar Lives of World War I Veterans in Columbus, Ohio” at 7:30 p.m. April 8 at Ohio Wesleyan University. The talk will be […]

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The Shed Kitchen School - The Curry School - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical SocietypresentsThe story of a courageous and ambitious young African American man born in 1871 and raised in Delaware Ohio. At the young age of 17, he started a school that was called “The Place of Knowledge for Old and Young”. That man is Elmer Washington Bryant Curry and his school was […]

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Harrison House - Franklinton - Columbus Ohio

Franklinton Historical SocietyPromoting interest in Franklinton history…nurturing a sense of pride in the Franklinton area “The Harrison House (Part 2).  Owners of the Harrison House and Its Land (1796-Present)” by Leslie Blankenship, Local Historian March 20th, at 6:00PMat Mt. Carmel Healthy Living Center, 777 West State StreetFree Parking – Directions Our January monthly program revealed […]

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disappearing landscapes - Linda Wesner - artist - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County District Library is pleased to host Delaware Artist Linda Wesner who will speak about her art exploring the disappearing landscapes that she sees in Delaware County. Adult Program Date: Thurs, May 2, 2019 Time: 7:00 to 8:00pm Where: Orange Branch Library Hear a local history discussion with Delaware County artist and author Linda Wesner. […]

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Diversity Fair - Delaware Gazette - Delaware County Historical Society Delaware Ohio

Diversity Fair held at Dempsey Story and Photos By Glenn Battishill – gbattishill@aimmediamidwest.com Delaware County Historical Society Volunteer Kit Gordon shows Dempsey Middle School students a blanket beater, which would have been used decades ago to beat dust out of blankets or rugs. The Historical Society had one of the more popular booths, which gave […]

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