The Delaware County Historical Society is a nonprofit institution. It receives monetary support from the community for its facilities and collections and for its educational and historic preservation efforts. The facilities and collections are among the most valuable assets of the Delaware County community. The Society holds and utilizes these unique structures and treasures for the education and enjoyment of the public.
Mission – To promote and sustain interest in the history of Delaware County, Ohio through historical preservation and education.
Vision – To be a continuing, self-sustaining source of, and repository for, Delaware County historical information that fosters life-long interest through community engagement, education, and historic preservation.
The historical society conserves and operates several facilities: the Meeker Homestead Museum, the Barn at Stratford,and the Cryder Historical Center comprising the Nash House Museum and the Research Library.
The society produces and presents Programs throughout the year to the community on local history topics.
To increase awareness and to make its programs more widely known, The Society makes available to individuals and groups the special privilege of using its’ facility The Barn at Stratford (Garth Oberlander Barn) for business and social functions.
Delaware County Historical Society Leadership Team (click heading to reveal)
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Donna Meyer – Executive Director
Melissa Stroupe – Sales and Marketing Manager[/accordion-item]
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David Hejmanowski – President
Jack Hilborn- Executive Vice President
Alice Frazier – Development Vice President
Karen Cowan – Vice President of Board Operations
Alice Frazier – Secretary
Ralph Au – Treasurer[/accordion-item]
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Brent Carson, President Emeritus
Mary Ann McGreevey
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Building and Grounds – Roger Koch
Collections – Nancy Reger
Communications – Donna Meyer
Curriculum Support – Karen Hildebrand
Education – Susan Logan
Finance and Budget – Ralph Au
Gardens – Donna Meyer
Information Technology – Ralph Au and Rick Fisher
Library – Susan Logan
Membership – Karen Cowan
Museums and Exhibits – Maggie Webb & Benny Shoults
Programs – Susan Logan and Donna Meyer
Volunteer – Karen Cowan[/accordion-item]
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Assistant Treasurer – Mary Ann McGreevey
BarnAtStratford Webmaster – Rick Fisher
Computer Network Support – Ralph Au
DelawareOhioHistory Webmaster – Rick Fisher
Event Display Coordinator – Donna Meyer
Grants Coordinator – Donna Meyer
Meeker Homestead Museum – Benny Shoults
Nash House Curator – Maggie Webb
Newsletter Editor – Steve Shaw
Publicity Coordinator – Donna Meyer
Sales Coordinator – Donna Meyer
Security Officer -Steve Schmitt and Roger Koch
Volunteer Coordinator – Karen Cowan and Susan Logan[/accordion-item]