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Captures mention of The Society, its board, staff, volunteers, and members in public media such as newspapers, magazines, or online media such as Facebook. Each post should include attribution and a link(if possible) to the original source.

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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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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By Dillon Davis Appropriate honor for Delaware’s most distinguished native, 19th United States President Rutherford B. Hayes, is long overdue but now significantly closer to becoming a reality after a gift from a local healthcare provider. The Rutherford B. Hayes Heritage Fund, leading the “Hayes Comes Home” project to erect a statue in Delaware, announced […]

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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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Volunteer - Delaware Gazette - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

Filing away history Once a librarian at Willis Intermediate School in Delaware, Shirley Newell now volunteers at the Delaware County Historical Society’s Research Library, which is located in the Cryder Historical Center at 157 E. William St. Newell said she does a little of everything, but some of her fellow volunteers said she’s the local […]

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‘Virginia’ retires to easy life By D. Anthony Botkin –  | The Delaware Gazette The Delaware County Historical Society’s Meeker Homestead Museum staff took receipt of a restored, bright red, 25-horsepower, 1941 Farmall ‘H’ tractor named Virginia Tuesday that once plowed the fields of the Lehner Family Farm in Radnor. The tractor was purchased from […]

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Newspapers Exhibit - In The Media - Delaware Gazette

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! By D. Anthony Botkin  Published & Posted on July 14, 2018 “The Newspapers of Delaware County,” an exhibit presented by The Delaware County Historical Society, will open Sunday, July 15, in the Meeker Homestead Museum. The exhibit opens the pages of 200 years of chronicled history that was provided […]

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The Delaware Gazette 2018 Readers’ Choice Poll has voted The Barn at Stratford #1 Wedding Venue #1 Meeting Venue #2 Banquet (again)     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 […]

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A road trip through Ohio’s presidential past Posted on Saturday, July 16, 2016 by CNN in Election While this year’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland will certainly be memorable, Ohio already has a remarkable presidential pedigree. The state lays claim to eight former U.S. presidents — seven Republicans and one Whig, a predecessor to the […]

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