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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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Bieber Mill between OH315 and Olentangy River - WSYX

ODOT says planned 315 improvements won’t affect historic mill by Tom Bosco WSYX – Wed, Feb 27th 2019 DELAWARE, Ohio — Engineers at the Ohio Department of Transportation are working to keep State Route 315 from slipping into the Olentangy River, but say their planned project won’t affect a historic mill on the east side […]

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Diversity Fair - Delaware Gazette - Delaware County Historical Society Delaware Ohio

Diversity Fair held at Dempsey Story and Photos By Glenn Battishill – gbattishill@aimmediamidwest.com Delaware County Historical Society Volunteer Kit Gordon shows Dempsey Middle School students a blanket beater, which would have been used decades ago to beat dust out of blankets or rugs. The Historical Society had one of the more popular booths, which gave […]

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By Dillon Davis Appropriate honor for Delaware’s most distinguished native, 19th United States President Rutherford B. Hayes, is long overdue but now significantly closer to becoming a reality after a gift from a local healthcare provider. The Rutherford B. Hayes Heritage Fund, leading the “Hayes Comes Home” project to erect a statue in Delaware, announced […]

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Black History Celebration - Delaware Ohio - Delaware County Historical Society

The Delaware African American Heritage Councilin partnership withThe Delaware County Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committeeand The Delaware City SchoolsPresentsDelaware Ohio’s 1st Annual Black History Celebration “What Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream Means To Me, Today” When: Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm Location: Willis Education Center, 74 W. William Street, Delaware (map) […]

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Fighting For Freedom - Civil War History - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Societypresents Fighting for Freedom: The United States Colored Troops in the Civil War Anthony Gibbs, Local History Department Manager at The Ohio History Connection, and Traveling Artist March 21st Thursday Starting at 7pm William St. U.M. Church Delaware About the Program The program is a visit with a civil war soldier […]

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Pancake Breakfast - Harlem Township Heritage - Delaware County Ohio

Harlem Township Heritageinvites you to a Pancake Breakfast to Start your Valentine’s Day celebration early and share a delicious meal with friends and family. When: February 9, 2019 (Sat) at 8:30 – 11:00am Where: Grange Hall – 12900 Center Village Rd Galena, OH 43021 (map) Join us for Pancakes, Sausage, Eggs, and a variety of […]

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