The Delaware County Historical Society presents a local history program World Wide Games of Delaware Ohio The story of a local company who established a national reputation for creating enduring FUN! May 16st Thursday Starting at 7pm The Barn at Stratford Presenter Steve Schmitt, and a special guest Steve Schmitt, Historical Society volunteer, interviewed Mary […]Continue Reading...
The Delaware County Historical SocietypresentsThe story of a courageous and ambitious young African American man born in 1871 and raised in Delaware Ohio. At the young age of 17, he started a school that was called “The Place of Knowledge for Old and Young”. That man is Elmer Washington Bryant Curry and his school was […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
The Delaware County Historical Society in recognition of Black History Month presents Voices of the Underground Railroad February 13th Wednesday Starting at 7pm William St. U.M. Church Delaware About the Program Produced and presented by: the Delaware County Historical Society Curriculum Support Committee The program is a series of 10 vignettes about the Underground Railroad […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
The Delaware County Historical Society will conduct walks through our history and people on a Oak Grove Cemetery Walk Meet the citizens from Delaware’s past. Costumed interpreters will share their stories at tombstones throughout the cemetery. This year’s tour features ten or more re-enactors portraying the lives 10 or more prominent Delawareans. Anne Sanborn Clason […]Continue Reading...
The Floods of Delaware County Wednesday, July 11 at 7pm at The Barn at Stratford Brent Carson, President Emeritus of the Delaware County Historical Society, will recall the floods which occurred in Delaware County between 1898 and 1959. He will share stories and photographs which illustrate the impact of the floods in 1898, 1913, 1937 […]Continue Reading...