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Delaware County Farm Tour

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The Delaware Soil and Water Conservation District will hold our first-ever Delaware County Farm Tour August 18th, from 12:30pm to 4:30pm The free tour will be self-guided, “at your own pace,” and consists of 5 different stops along a 32-mile route throughout Delaware County. Each stop has unique conservation practices and activities to showcase. Families can […]

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Concert Band at the Barn

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  The Delaware County Historical Society will present “Band at the Barn” Thursday, August 16 at 7pm Featuring: The Delaware Community Concert Band at The Meeker Homestead, 2690 Stratford Rd. Delaware The Program The Delaware Community Concert Band, under the direction of Anne Brandyberry, will perform a variety of selections, including music from “The Lord […]

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DCHS History Challenge

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DCHS History Challenge Participate in the DCHS History Challenge to qualify for a 1-year DCHS membership,plus lunch at Delaware’s Historic The Hamburger Inn with President Emeritus Brent Carson. The Delaware County Historical Society wants the community to be aware of all the activities we are involved in from our free programs, to our museums, to our […]

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A Walk Down East Winter Street

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The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to offer a walking tour A Walk Down East Winter Street Wednesday, August 8 at 7pm Tour leaders: Benny Shoults, curator of the Meeker Homestead Museum Brent Carson, society President Emeritus Tickets are $10 for adult members/$15 for non-members —$5 for children ages 6 to 17 The Program […]

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Newspapers Exhibit in the Gazette

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it! By D. Anthony Botkin  Published & Posted on July 14, 2018 “The Newspapers of Delaware County,” an exhibit presented by The Delaware County Historical Society, will open Sunday, July 15, in the Meeker Homestead Museum. The exhibit opens the pages of 200 years of chronicled history that was provided […]

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The Power of Place Program

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The Delaware County Historical Society  announces a special presentation HISTORIC PRESERVATION – THE POWER OF PLACE by Barbara Powers, 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.  Tuesday, August 7 at 7pm in The Barn […]

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Oak Grove Cemetery Walk 2018

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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 Laurie Schaefer and Henry Shaw will share the Civil War love story of Anne Sanborn Clason and […]

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Newspapers in Delaware County Exhibit

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The Delaware County Historical Society is proud to present a new exhibit Newspapers in Delaware County at our Meeker Homestead Museum Sundays from 2:00pm until 5:00pm July 15 – Dec 23, 2018   The inspiration for the exhibit came from this year being the 200th year of the Delaware Gazette, which started in 1818.   Step […]

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The Barn at Stratford tops 2018 Readers’ Choice

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The Delaware Gazette 2018 Readers’ Choice Poll has voted The Barn at Stratford #1 Wedding Venue #1 Meeting Venue #2 Banquet (again)     The Barn at Stratford and the Delaware County Historical Society are honored by the Delaware Gazette Reader’s Choice Poll voting us a winning Banquet/Reception Facility. Venue Manager, Connie Hoffman and her […]

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Ohio Presidential Road Trip

A road trip through Ohio’s presidential past Posted on Saturday, July 16, 2016 by CNN in Election While this year’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland will certainly be memorable, Ohio already has a remarkable presidential pedigree. The state lays claim to eight former U.S. presidents — seven Republicans and one Whig, a predecessor to the […]

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