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Big Walnut Area Historical Society Myers Inn Museum 45 S Columbus St, Sunbury www.bigwalnuthistory.org

Myers Inn Museum – Open: Saturdays 10 am- 3 pm


History Library - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio - Local History Programs


Delaware County Historical Society Meeker Homestead Museum – The Barn at Stratford
2690 Stratford Rd., Delaware


Apr 2, 1:00 – Open House -“200th  Anniversary of the Meeker House”,
Reservations required at Meeker Birthday Party

Apr. 19, 7:00 – “Railroads in Delaware County”, by Jack Hilborn at The Barn

  • Nash House – Sun – 2-5:00  & Wed – 10-noon
    • Apr 22, “Victorian Tea & Nash House Museum Tour”  Sold out.
    • Exhibit “Satin & Steel: Busting Myths & Demystifying Historical Undergarments”.
      Through April: Sun 2-5:00 & Wed 10-5:00 (closed noon to 1:00) or by appointment,
  • Cryder Research Center-Open Sun 2-5:00 and Wed 10-noon and 1-5:00
    *Reservations by phone (740) 369-3831 ext 2 or by email librarian@delawareohiohistory.org
  • Meeker Homestead Museum“Journey to Delaware” Exhibit – 1st Sun of (Apr – Nov) 1-4:00
  • Millworker’s House – open 1st Sun of (Apr – Nov) 1-4:00                 




Galena Historic Foundation Inc. Village Hall, 109 Harrison St, Galena https://www.galenafoundation.org Facebook

OPEN  1st & 3rd Saturdays, 10-3:00     




Harlem Township Heritage - Delaware County OhioHarlem Township Heritage, Inc. 3883 S State Route 605, Galena


Apr 28, 4-7:00 – Chicken Noodle Dinner at the Grange, 12900 Center Village Rd, Galena.  


Powell Liberty Historical Society - Local History Programs

Powell Liberty Historical Society

Martin-Perry Homestead 103 E Olentangy St, Powell www.powellhistory.org
Tours by appointment


Apr 10, 7:00 – “Irena Carpenter Journal”, a video re-enactment of Liberty Townsip’s first woman settler in 1801, by Sherry Carmichael.  Shown at the Martin-Perry Homestead, 103 E Olentangy St, Powell.


The Irena Carpenter Journal video is available for viewing at powellhistory.org under Special Programs or Videos

For more details, visit website or email info@powellhistory.org


Preservation Parks - Delaware County Ohio


Preservation Parks of Delaware County Gallant Farm 3150 Buttermilk Hill Rd, Delaware www.preservationparks.com


Gallant Farm – Winter Hours: September – April, Thurs-Sun, noon-5:00
Apr 1, 1:00 – “Native Plants to Dye For”.

Sunbury’s Sandel Legacy Trail Model Train Railroaders: 

Apr 19, 10-2:00 and Apr 20, noon-4:00 – Delaware Model Railroader’s Open House.



Radnor Historic Museum - Radnor Ohio


Radnor Heritage Society, Inc., P.O. Box 115, Radnor, OH 43066
Radnor Historic Museum 4425 State Route 203, Radnor OH

Email: RadnorHeritageSocietyInc@gmail.com  Facebook: radnorheritagesociety
Our new website www.radnorheritagesociety.org

Open 1st & 3rd Sundays 1-4:00

1891 “Old Town Hall” application for National Register of Historic Places in process.




Stratford Ecological Center 3083 Liberty Rd, Delaware www.stratfordecologicalcenter.org


Registration for Summer Camp is open

Apr 22, 9-1:00 – “Sheep Shearing Day”

Apr 29, 11-1:00 – “Edible Plant Walk ID & Lunch”, register on line.




Your Community Library in Sunbury 44 Burrer Dr | Sunbury, OH 43074 www.yourcl.org


Apr 15, 10-2:00 – “Retro Toys Play Day”.

Delaware Memories – ongoing project containing digital images of resources that document the history,
settlement and development of the Big Walnut area. See eleven new submissions on Porter Township.

Some History Resources –  African American Heritage, Ancestry.com, Del Co Memory, Family Search, and Heritage Quest
Delaware Memories Program Project Administrator.




Delaware County Library - Local History


Delaware County District Library

  ***new Delaware Co library branch, Liberty Library, Steitz Rd, Powell now open​​***

Local History Room Open during regular Library hours

Delaware Main Library

Del Co His Soc “President’s Easter Egg Collection” on display

Orange Library

Ostrander Library: 



Delaware Co Genealogical Society 84 E. Winter St. (Delaware Co. Main Library)
New website: delawareohiogenealogy.org

Research Hours:  Open Thurs, 10-11:45 & 1-4:30 & Sat, 9-1:00

Recently donated from Judith K Brozek, her book – The Truth About the Bartholomew’s, the Stone “Bartholomew” House and the Underground Railroad-Disproving a Delaware County, Ohio Myth 80 Years in the Making.

Also offering:

  • Two volume set of Henry Howe’s Encyclopedia of Ohio, $125.00 
  • Old Delaware, The Way We Were, $27.50 plus #2.50 handling

Lucy Depp Community – 9360 Frabell Dr, Powell, Concord Township


Rutherford B Hayes Center  140 N Sandusky St – Delaware Ohio
Open Mon – Fri, 8:30-4:30
Research for Probate Court Wills & Marriages and Recorder’s Office for Land Records.

Berlin Township 3271 Cheshire Rd. – Delaware, Ohio 43015 740-548-6350 https://www.berlintwp.us/

Brown Township 5555 State Route 521, Delaware, Ohio 740-369-0700 co.delaware.oh.us/cities/brown-township/ Kilbourne: Continue to watch the restoration of this town

Check out the Delaware Co Records Center Facebook posting of Oct 13th concerning free Dept of Veteran                                 Affairs replacement of Civil War markers in Green Mound and Old Eden Cemeteries.

Concord Township:  Keller Section of Oller Cemetery (Riverside Dr near Bean Oller Rd) is now open and available for grave sales.  Contact Trustee Joe Garrett at 614 206-4829

Kingston Township:  

Orange Township:  Sale of Veteran Memorial bricks.  Info on Township website.

Ostrander/Scioto Township:  A self-guided Driving Tour of Scioto Township is now available from the Ostrander Branch Library.

Delaware County Records Center - Historical Archives - Delaware History Network


Delaware County Records Center  www.co.delaware.oh.us/records-center





We look forward to seeing you at our Local History Programs across Delaware County and throughout the year.