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The Delaware County Historical Society is announces the addition of History in Your Own Backyard website to our History Websites page . History in Your Own Backyard hosts digital videos of “Hidden Treasures” – old buildings and bridges from around the country. Satolli Glassmeyer grew up in the Price Hill/Western Hills area of Cincinnati, Ohio.  […]

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History Summer Camps - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

It’s a Summer of History Camps for Kids! His Story, Her Story, Your Story:Exploring History Through Cemeteries When Hours For: Monday, June 3 – Thursday, June 6 Daily9:00 am – 3:00 pm Students EnteringGrades 4,5,6 in the fall Camp Activities Campers will travel back in time to develop a character’s or family member’s story which […]

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Posted on July 12, 2017 by Delaware Gazette Every once in a great while, you have to clean out your bookcase. It’s good to be able to read all the titles by tilting your head to the right and having all the books in order. When you start laying books on top of the books […]

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New Signage - The Barn at Stratford - Meeker Homestead - Delaware Ohio

The Barn at Stratford, historic Event Venue, and Meeker Homestead have beautiful new signage along Stratford Road and US Route 23 The Stratford campus of The Delaware County Historical Society has six beautifully landscaped acres and is comprised of: Meeker Homestead Museum – the 1820s home of Forrest and Patience Meeker transformed into a Delaware […]

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Historian Julie Mujic, Ph.D., to Discuss The Postwar Lives of Columbus WWI Veterans April 8 at Ohio Wesleyan Historian Julie Mujic will present “‘A Vast Change Had Come Over the Streets’: The Postwar Lives of World War I Veterans in Columbus, Ohio” at 7:30 p.m. April 8 at Ohio Wesleyan University. The talk will be […]

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The Shed Kitchen School - The Curry School - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

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 […]

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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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Wednesday, March 6, 2019 By D. Anthony Botkin abotkin@aimmediamidwest.com The Ohio History Connection has awarded the Delaware County Historical Society (DCHS) a $6,000 competitive grant to replace old pressboard shelves with archival-quality metal shelving in the Cryder Historical Research Library, 157 E. William St., Delaware. The DCHS was one of 10 historical organizations awarded a […]

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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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