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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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Floods of Delaware County

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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 to Delaware

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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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Renaissance of Green Lawn Abbey

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Franklinton Historical Society Promoting interest in Franklinton history…nurturing a sense of pride in the Franklinton area  Renaissance of Green Lawn Abbey 6:30 pm Wednesday, June 20, 2018    by Kate Matheny, President Columbus Cemetery Association For decades, Green Lawn Abbey (700 West Greenlawn Avenue) was closed, resulting in shocking deterioration due to water damage, overgrown […]

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“Ghost Signs” Tour at Delaware First Friday

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The Delaware County Historical Society participated in Main Street Delaware’s First Friday event on June 1, with information about “ghost signs”.   Ghost Signs are hand-painted advertising signs from days gone by that are still visible high up on the walls of downtown buildings.  This free activity complemented Main Street’s Hidden Spaces ticketed event. DCHS […]

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