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Wednesday, March 6, 2019 By D. Anthony Botkin abotkin@aimmediamidwest.com The Ohio History Connection has awarded the Delaware County Historical Society (DCHS) a $6,000 competitive grant to replace old pressboard shelves with archival-quality metal shelving in the Cryder Historical Research Library, 157 E. William St., Delaware. The DCHS was one of 10 historical organizations awarded a […]

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Statehood Day 2019 - Big Check - Ohio History Fund - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

A contingent from The Delaware County Historical Society attended the 2019 Statehood Day activities at the Ohio Statehouse on February 27, 2019.  In addition to celebrating Ohio’s 216th Anniversary as a state, they came to receive a “Big Check” as one of the grant recipients from the Ohio History Fund. Ohio History Fund Grant The […]

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Bieber Mill between OH315 and Olentangy River - WSYX

ODOT says planned 315 improvements won’t affect historic mill by Tom Bosco WSYX – Wed, Feb 27th 2019 DELAWARE, Ohio — Engineers at the Ohio Department of Transportation are working to keep State Route 315 from slipping into the Olentangy River, but say their planned project won’t affect a historic mill on the east side […]

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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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Fighting For Freedom - Civil War History - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Societypresents Fighting for Freedom: The United States Colored Troops in the Civil War Anthony Gibbs, Local History Department Manager at The Ohio History Connection, and Traveling Artist March 21st Thursday Starting at 7pm William St. U.M. Church Delaware About the Program The program is a visit with a civil war soldier […]

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New Signage - The Barn at Stratford - Meeker Homestead - Delaware Ohio

The Barn at Stratford, historic Event Venue, and Meeker Homestead have beautiful new signage along Stratford Road and US Route 23 The Stratford campus of The Delaware County Historical Society has six beautifully landscaped acres and is comprised of: Meeker Homestead Museum – the 1820s home of Forrest and Patience Meeker transformed into a Delaware […]

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Gazette Celebrates 200 years - Newspaper - Local History - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware Gazette celebrates 200 years of reporting Delaware History by publishing a special section “2019 Progress” “2019 Progress” , a special section of the Delaware Gazette, chronicles 200 years of Delaware County history in stories, photos and advertisements. 2019 Progress” features stories about local businesses and organizations that have historic roots in those 200 […]

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Love and Marriage - Hair Studio Window - Sidewalk Local History Exhibit - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to present a Sidewalk Exhibit of Delaware History:  Love and Marriage The Sandusky Street display window of The Hair Studio presents artifacts, photographs and articles reflecting themes of Love and Marriage in Delaware County. The new window display features: Old Valentines, a love story of Marilyn and George […]

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Delaware County Foundation -

DELAWARE COUNTY FOUNDATION GRANT WILL HELP SECURE PRECIOUS COUNTY HISTORY DELAWARE, Ohio – Over 70 years, the Delaware County Historical Society has amassed more than a terabyte of digital photographs, videos, audio histories, and object descriptions.  These files are made available to the public through the organization’s website and are often used for research and […]

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Antiques at The Barn - Antique Show and Sale - The Barn at Stratford - Event Venue - Delaware Ohio - Delaware County Historical Society

The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to announce our first ever Antiques at the Barn at Stratford show and saleMay 3-5, 2019 This antique show and sale will be a multi-vendor event. Some vendor spots are still available. If you are a vendor and interested in this event send us a message jnmelrose@outlook.com. We […]

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