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The Society presents programs throughout the year. We do this in support of our mission to”promote and sustain interest in the history of Delaware County”. These programs are open to the Delaware County community and general public. Come join us, learn and share about our rich Delaware County History.

2018 Programs and Events

    • Famous Firsts in History – Steve Bemiller
      Everyday objects – Date first used
      Thursday, January 18 at 7pm – The Barn at Stratford – more information
    • Delaware Home on Underground Railroad
      Wednesday, February 7 at 7pm – The Barn at Stratford – more information
    • 2018 Opening of Meeker Homestead Museum
      Sunday, March 4 from 2 – 5pm – Meeker Homestead Museum – more information
    • Earthworks & American Indians in Central Ohio – Brad Lepper, Ohio History Connection
      Wednesday, March 14 at 7pm – The Barn at Stratford – more informationReserve Seats
      This program is made possible in part by  Ohio Humanities - Program Sponsor - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio The Ohio Humanities Council, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
    • Sports Venues in Delaware County – Brent Carson
      Wednesday, April 11 at 7pm – The Barn at Stratford – more informationReserve Seats
    • Notable Women from Delaware County
      Wednesday, May 16 at 7pm – The Barn at Stratford – more informationReserve Seats
      Sponsored by Manos, Martin & Pergram Co., LPA
    • Railroads in Delaware County – Jack Hilborn
      Wednesday, June 13 at 7pm – The Barn at Stratford – more informationReserve Seats
      Sponsored by Hilborn Insurance and Willow Brook Christian Communities
    • *Mark Twain at The Barn at Stratford – Ken Burnett
      Sunday, July 8 at 2pm – The Barn at Stratford – more informationPurchase Tickets
      Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for children
      Sponsored by Arena Fair Theatre, Delaware Gazette, Fidelity Federal Savings and Loan, and Delaware County Historical Society
    • Floods in Delaware County – Brent Carson
      Wednesday, July 11 at 7pm – The Barn at Stratford – more informationReserve Seats
      Sponsored by Fidelity Federal Savings and Loan
    • Historic Preservation – the Power of Place – Barbara Powers
      Tuesday, August 7 at 7pm – The Barn at Stratford – more information –  Reserve Seats
      Special presentation by the administrator of the National Register of Historic Places program in Ohio. Barbara also manages the Ohio Historic inventory, and Ohio Archaeological inventory Programs for Ohio History Connection.
    • *A Walk Down East Winter Street – Benny Shoults
      Wednesday, August 8 at 7pm
      Tickets are $10 for adult members/$15 for non-members —$5 for children ages 6 to 17
    • Band at The Barn – Delaware Community Concert Band
      Thursday, August 16 at 7pm – The Barn at Stratford
      Bring lawn chairs and your own refreshments
    • *Oak Grove Cemetery Walk
      Reenactors will portray notable Delaware County residents who were buried there
      Sunday, October 7 at 2pm – more information – Purchase Tickets
      Tickets are $10 for adult members/$15 for non-members $5 for children ages 6 to 17
    • The Spanish Flu Epidemic and Early 20th Century Medicine in Delaware – Dr. Alice Frazier
      Wednesday, October 10 at 7pm – The Barn at Stratford
      Sponsored by Willow Brook Christian Communities and Program Sponsor - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware OhioFidelity Federal Savings and Loan
    • Tours of the Old Historic Jail and Sheriff Residence – Jan Fleischmann and David Hejmanowski
      Sunday, October 21 from 2 – 4pm – 20 West Central Ave, Delaware
      Come tour this iconic structure and learn the history of this 1878 Queen Anne style building
    • Delaware County Historical Society Annual Meeting – Hayes Presidential Library and Museums – Christie M. Weininger
      Tuesday, November 13 at 7pm – The Barn at Stratford
    • Nash House Holiday Open House
      Saturday, December 1 from  2 – 5pm and Sunday December 2 from 3:30 – 5:30pm (following the Holiday Parade)
      Located at 157 East William St, this beautiful 1878 Victorian house will be festively decorated for the holiday season. refreshments will be served.

Programs are free unless otherwise noted. Preregistration for programs on Event Bright is strongly
recommended – www.eventbrite.com or call the Delaware County Historical Society for assistance.
*Pre Registration and program fee required

You can view a listing of the society’s prior years programs and events .

The Delaware County Historical Society thanks our local Program Sponsors:

Program Sponsor - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio Fidelity Federal Savings and Loan Programs Sponsor - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio
Hilborn Insurance Hilborn Insurance - Sponsor - History Program - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio
Willow Brook Christian Communities Willow Brook Christian Communities - Program Sponsor - Delaware County Historical Society
Manos, Martin & Pergram Co., LPA Manos, Martin & Pergram Co, LPA - Program Sponsor - Delaware County Historical Society

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