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FOR COMFORT & CONVENIENCE: Public Charity in Ohio by Way of the Poor Farm The Wood County Historical Center announcesa new exhibit Opening February 1, 2019 Location: The Wood County Historical Center & Museum 13660 County Home Rd. Bowling Green, OH 43402 PH: 419-352-0967   Email: museum@woodcountyhistory.org Hours: Weekdays 10am-4pm Weekends 1pm-4pm *Closed on County Holidays […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society announces our first program of 2019American Indian Relations in the 21st   Century January 17th Thursday Starting at 7pm William St. U.M. Church Delaware Presented by: Stacey Halfmoon, Director of American Indian Relations, Ohio History Connection Karen Hildebrand will introduce the speaker and announce a new school program “Early Settlers and […]

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Local History Night: DNA Results Join DCDL Library Associate Kellen Freeman in a Local History Night as he shares the basics of figuring out your DNA results. Learn how your DNA can link you to places around the world. Bring your questions and learn more about this new genealogy tool. When: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 – […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to present a Sidewalk Display of Delaware History:  1960s Christmas The Sandusky Street display window of The Hair Studio presents artifacts, photographs and articles from Christmas in Delaware County during the 1960s. Highlighted by the aluminum tree complete with color wheel, the exhibit includes lots of toys from […]

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DCHS History Challenge Concluded The Delaware County Historical Society wants to thank all those who accepted The DCHS History Challenge.  It was a fun way to make more people in the community aware of all the societies activities: Free programs Historical Museums Online presence: websites, facebook, and more Year long participation in Community Events like […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society Invites You to attend a Victorian Christmas Open House Saturday December 1st 2018 2-5pm Sunday December 2nd 2:00-5:30pm Nash House Museum 157 East William St – Delaware OH This event is open to the public and is a Free Event! Victorian Christmas Open House Come wander through a 19th Century […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to present a Veteran’s Day Tribute Sidewalk Display of Delaware History:  Remembering World War I The Sandusky Street display window of The Hair Studio presents artifacts, photographs and articles from  the Delaware County’s Soldiers and Families in World War I. Come view the window display with family or […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to announce that the Board of Elections office is now decorated with an exhibit of panels with images and information about Delaware County History. Chris Shaw, Director of the Delaware County Records Center, invited the Delaware County Historical Society to install a display illuminating some aspects of Delaware […]

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Spanish Flu Epidemic - History Program - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society presents The Spanish Flu Epidemic and Early 20th Century Medicine in Delawareby Alice Frazier and Steve Shaw  Wednesday, October 10 at 7pm in The Barn at Stratford The Spanish flu Epidemic of 1918, 100 years ago, the spread around the world and over an 18-month period: Infected an estimated 500 […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society has arranged to offer Old Jail Tours at the historic Delaware County Sheriff’s Residence and Jail. Sunday, October 21,  2 – 4pm at the historic Delaware County Sheriff’s Residence and Jail 20 West Central St, Delaware Ohio Tour Leaders: Jan Fleischmann and Dave Hejmanowski Guided tours of our iconic historic […]

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