Delaware County Historical Society Announces
Cemetery and Homestead Tour and Period Reenactment

Delaware, Ohio – August 17, 2022 – The Delaware County Historical Society (DCHS) today announced its upcoming county-wide cemetery and homestead tour and historical reenactment, taking place Sunday, August 28, 2022. The self-guided driving tour begins at 1:00 PM. Period reenactments begin at 5:30 PM at the Barn at Stratford (2690 Stratford Road, Delaware, Ohio).

This year’s tour has been extended to feature cemeteries in western Delaware County, including Radnor, Bokes Creek, Mill Creek, Oller and at the Depp Settlement near Shawnee Hills. Participants will be given map directions to the sites, and DCHS docents will offer brief commentary at each tour stop.

“This event offers members of our community the opportunity to learn more about several of our early and prominent settlers, through site visits, story-telling and live reenactments,” said Donna Meyer, DCHS Executive Director. “We encourage history lovers of all ages to join us as we bring local history to life.”

Participants may travel the route at their leisure between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM. Food trucks and music will be onsite when the reenactments begin at the Barn at Stratford at 5:30 PM. Participants are encouraged to bring chairs and/or blankets for lawn seating.

Those interested in attending may register at Cemetery Tour of Western Delaware County Tickets

Tickets are $20 for non members and $15 for members.