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After sixty four years, Garth’s Auctions has left The Barn at Stratford. Garth’s Auctions was founded by Garth Oberlander in 1954.             Garth recognized that his company was larger than any one personality, and in 1967 he enlisted Tom and Carolyn Porter to help him grow. Years later in fine […]

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  The Delaware County Historical Society will present “Band at the Barn” Thursday, August 16 at 7pm Featuring: The Delaware Community Concert Band at The Meeker Homestead, 2690 Stratford Rd. Delaware The Program The Delaware Community Concert Band, under the direction of Anne Brandyberry, will perform a variety of selections, including music from “The Lord […]

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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 County Historical Society is proud to present a new exhibit Newspapers in Delaware County at our Meeker Homestead Museum Sundays from 2:00pm until 5:00pm July 15 – Dec 23, 2018   The inspiration for the exhibit came from this year being the 200th year of the Delaware Gazette, which started in 1818.   Step […]

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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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This morning (May 1), the historic 1820s Meeker Homestead hosted about 100 students from Carlisle Elementary School for a local history program.   Local History Program The children learned about: Pioneer life Early farming practices The Underground Railroad This educational program was developed by the Delaware County Historical Society’s Curriculum Support Committee, led by Karen […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society presents Notable Women from Delaware County A Program Celebrating Six Women Who Advanced Delaware County and Our World Wednesday, May 16 at 7pm – The Barn at Stratford The Notable Women Joan (Wipf) Lawrence – Public Servant/Volunteer/Nurse Sophia (Birchard) Hayes [1792 to 1866] Businesswoman/Farmer Mary Frances (Alston) Austin [1856 to […]

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This Place Matters The Delaware County Historical Society is joining a national campaign by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, called “This Place Matters”, that encourages people to think about preservation efforts in their community. During the month of May – National Preservation Month – we are asking everyone to think about what places matter […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society, this week, has experts scanning the grounds of the historic Meeker property using Ground Penetrating Radar. It is hoped that the radar will reveal anomalies in the soil indicating location of the log cabin – earliest home of Forrest Meeker and his family. The society is also hoping to find […]

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Meeker Homestead - Historic Property - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The DELAWARE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY announces The 2018 opening of the Meeker Homestead Museum Sunday March 4 from 2pm – 5pm In Honor of Women’s History Month, we will feature a display of Notable Women from Delaware County A thoughtful and fascinating exhibit highlighting the accomplishments of six women who advanced Delaware County and our […]

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