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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.

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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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Students create historical model By Glenn Battishill – gbattishill@aimmediamidwest.com Hayes High School art students in John Scott’s art class have spent the last several months building and detailing a model of a 18th century Native American village that once existed in Delaware. Scott said last fall, Delaware County Historical Society President Emeritus Brent Carson contacted […]

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The crew of Out n About Columbus, a TV 6 WSYX program, visited The Barn at Stratford for an interview with Connie Hoffman, Venue Manager. Connie Hoffman has extensive experience as business manager and manager events. She created and operated several businesses in Delaware. Connie managed the big event tent at the Delaware County Fair […]

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The Underground Railroad in Delaware County: Past and Present Bryant Somerville This story is about a house. Jennie Reed’s house. “I love that about the house,” she said. She’s been living in her Delaware County home for almost a year. She’s a retired teacher of 31 years who loves history and now lives in it. […]

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By Thomas Gallick ThisWeekNEWS.COM Historical society hosts appraiser to contemplate folks’ attic finds Steve Bemiller visited the Delaware County Historical Society earlier this month to help guests figure out the answer to a common question: Is it a valuable antique, or is it just old? Bemiller, who recently retired after a 45-year career at Garth’s […]

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Building is ‘a dream come true’ for Sheets family By D. Anthony Botkin – abotkin@aimmediamidwest.com Trustees, in front a crowd of about 100 township residents, dedicated the $1.4 million Brown Township Hall on Sunday.  Charles and Betty Sheets, who donated $1.1 million for the construction of the new hall, were the honored guests. “As I […]

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