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The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to announce that the Board of Elections office is now decorated with an exhibit of panels with images and information about Delaware County History. Chris Shaw, Director of the Delaware County Records Center, invited the Delaware County Historical Society to install a display illuminating some aspects of Delaware […]

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Holidays… Times for getting together to celebrate the season. So many family, company and church gatherings dot our calendars. If you’re hosting, your next holiday party will be truly memorable at the Barn at Stratford!   The 1840s BARN AT STRATFORD is Delaware, Ohio’s premier party venue with a cozy, rustic ambiance and modern complimentary […]

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The 2018 Annual Meeting of the Delaware County Historical Society Tuesday, November 13th will be held at The Barn at Stratford Doors will open at 6:30pm, the meeting will be called to order at 7:00pm. The Annual Meeting will include: Welcome Summary Review of the Society’s Activities for the year Report on Society Finances Recognition […]

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Look here to find local history programs offered by the member organizations of The Delaware County History Network. click the logo to learn more. October & November Programs Big Walnut Area Historical Society Myers Inn Museum 45 S Columbus St, Sunbury www.bigwalnuthistory.org Tues, Oct. 9, 7:30pm – Presidents Who Argued Before The Supreme Court by […]

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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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2018 Delaware County Fair - Railroad History - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

It’s Delaware County Fair time again and the Delaware County Historical Society has a great new booth exhibit: Delaware County Railroad History The exhibit includes rare photographs of trains, CD&M cars, disaster photos, maps of routes and the people of the railroad. We have railroad artifacts available for viewing and a real  engine bell used […]

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Take Yourself out to the ball field for a Vintage Base Ball game Ohio Village Muffins vs. Willow Brook Sliders Game Day: Sunday, September 16 at 2:00 pm Location: The Barn at Stratford in Delaware, Ohio Program includes: Patriotic Music by the Willow Brook Singers & Rainbow Kids, joined by Ohio Village Muffins! Flag Ceremony […]

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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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Come to the Delaware County Fair 2018 and visit the Delaware County Historical Society’s exhibit “History of Rail Transportation in Delaware County”   As you drive through Delaware County, you notice it is criss-crossed by railroad tracks.  Those railroad tracks powered the growth of Ohio and Delaware County for many decades.  The railroads brought people, […]

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