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Harrison House - Franklinton - Columbus Ohio

Franklinton Historical SocietyPromoting interest in Franklinton history…nurturing a sense of pride in the Franklinton area “The Harrison House (Part 2).  Owners of the Harrison House and Its Land (1796-Present)” by Leslie Blankenship, Local Historian March 20th, at 6:00PMat Mt. Carmel Healthy Living Center, 777 West State StreetFree Parking – Directions Our January monthly program revealed […]

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disappearing landscapes - Linda Wesner - artist - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County District Library is pleased to host Delaware Artist Linda Wesner who will speak about her art exploring the disappearing landscapes that she sees in Delaware County. Adult Program Date: Thurs, May 2, 2019 Time: 7:00 to 8:00pm Where: Orange Branch Library Hear a local history discussion with Delaware County artist and author Linda Wesner. […]

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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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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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Black History Celebration - Delaware Ohio - Delaware County Historical Society

The Delaware African American Heritage Councilin partnership withThe Delaware County Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committeeand The Delaware City SchoolsPresentsDelaware Ohio’s 1st Annual Black History Celebration “What Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream Means To Me, Today” When: Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm Location: Willis Education Center, 74 W. William Street, Delaware (map) […]

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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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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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Storytelling Event - Galena Historical Foundation - Galena Ohio

The Galena Historical Foundationinvites you to our6th Annual “Days Gone By” Storytelling event When: March 2, 2019 (Sat) at 1:00pm Where: Galena Village Hall109 Harrison St., Galena, OH 43021 (map) Join us in learning more about our history through a special historical presentation highlighting one of our First Ladies – Dolley Madison with a diorama […]

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