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The Delaware County Historical Society has a new look — and more. The colorful sign that unveiled Oct. 18 at the 157 E. William St. home of the Cryder Historical Center and Nash House Museum represents a historical society that is undergoing significant changes. The most public of these changes, at least so far, is […]

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Click image to view/download entire issue Articles William Street Campus Dedicated to Honor Cryders County Has Other Connections to Lincoln Assassination Pre-Civil War Secessionist Quitman an Early Area Teacher 2010 Annual Meeting Society Completes Acquisition of Meeker Homestead Society Hosts First Volunteer Fair Collection of Delaware Business Memorabilia Continues Delaware County Courts and Society Complete […]

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Click image to view/download entire issue Articles Click title below to view that article Final Stage in Meeker Acquisition Underway We Remember Marilyn Cryder Gangster John Dillinger and Delaware’s Fortress Hayes Birthday Celebration DCHS at the Fair Patrick Hardin: First Student Member Annual Meeting to Feature “Memories of Our Meeker Homestead” Civil War Sesquicentennial Commemoration […]

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Aging landmarks reveal old Delaware Jul 24, 2010 The haunting snapshots of abandoned classrooms and rotting stairwells mask a rich history. And the cracking paint and broken glass hint at a vibrant past. It’s not often that dilapidation invites art, but photographer Adam Lefevre decided to capture the golden years of five Delaware County buildings […]

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Click image to view/download entire issue Articles Click title below to view that article Meeker Acquisition Moving Closer Program to Highlight Vincente Minnelli “Our Shared History” Digital Collection Launched Easter Egg Collection Donated In Honor of Hayes Sandy Wicker Named New Librarian Save

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Click image to view/download entire issue Articles Click title below to view that article DCHS May Acquire Historic Meeker House, Barn Annual Meeting To Be Held November 19 at Garth’s OWU, DCHS Cooperate to Digitize Documents, Photographs Bridal Gowns Brighten Nash House During June Event Society Purchases PastPerfect Cataloging Software Society Again Brings History To […]

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One of Ohio’s oldest and most beautiful barns is passed by each day by more than 50,000 cars and trucks as they motor north and south along State Route 23, just south of Delaware. A large sign that hangs on the barn’s bank side reads simply: GARTH’S. If they happen to glance to the East, […]

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