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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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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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MARK TWAIN RETURNS T0 DELAWARE In the 1890’s Mark Twain gave a lecture at the Delaware Opera House. A Special Appearance and Lecture Sunday July 8 at 2PM at The Barn at Stratford, 2690 Stratford Rd., Delaware Expect an enjoyable afternoon of the priceless humor and insights of Mark Twain as portrayed by Ken Barnett. […]

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Railroads in Delaware County - History Program - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society presents The History of Railroads in Delaware County Wednesday, June 13 at 7pm – The Barn at Stratford This entertaining and informative program is back by popular demand.  Given by featured speaker Jack Hilborn, one of the leading authorities of early transportation in Delaware County.  This railroads presentation will discuss […]

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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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The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to present a Delaware County History program Sports Venues in Delaware County Presented by Mr. Brent Carson Wednesday, April 11 at 7pm in The Barn at Stratford Learn about the sports venues in our county’s history including where and when they began. Hear fascinating local stories about the […]

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