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

Aug 10, 6:00 – Old Fashioned Picnic
         @ the shelter house behind Sunbury Methodist Church, 100 W Cherry St.

                  Please check out the May Newsletter for Polly Horn’s history on Trenton Township found on their website.

Myers Inn Museum – Open for Tours –  Saturdays,  noon – 3 pm
Call to reserve (740) 965-3582

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



Aug 28, NW Delaware Co Cemetery Tour –  1:00 – 5:00 Self-driving directed tour
                 followed by a 5:30 evening event at the Barn at Stratford with reenactors and Brent Carson. Tickets required.  

Meeker House Museum –  “Journey to Delaware” Exhibit

Nash House Museum – Bridal Gown Tour – June thru Sept.  Open Sun & Wed, by reservation*

Cryder Research Center – Open Sun & Wed, by reservation*
                   *Reservations by phone (740) 369-3831 ext 2 or by email librarian@delawareohiohistory.org

Check out our “Adopt-a-Memory” project

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

Open – 1st & 3rd Saturdays (Aug 6 and Aug 20) 10-3:00 of each month

Museum at the Village Hall

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

Harlem Heritage Day on Saturday, August 20, from Noon to 6 pm

The Day will kick off with a recognition of seniors, including a presentation of World War II era songs by Chris Petee.  We will have lots of games for kids, displays on Harlem Township history and displays by a number of  current groups active in Harlem Township.  There will be at least one food truck, and ice cream and pie. And later on in the afternoon there will be a theatrical reading on Harlem Township history presented by Curtain Players.


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

Aug 8, 7:00  Walking Tour of Downtown Powell

                                         Aug 29, 7:00 Powell Cemetery Tour

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 – Summer Hours May – Aug, Tues – Sat 10-5:00,  Sun 12-5:00

                              Aug 17, 10-12:00 – Life on the Farm 

                              Aug 20, 6-8:00 – Under the Paper Moon

Sandel Legacy Trail Depot:  Aug 20, 10-2:00 and Aug 21, noon-4:00 -Delaware Co Model Railroaders 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 1:30 – 4:30


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

Registration for Summer Camp is open

                  Aug 4, 2-4:00 – Garden Tea Party

                  Aug 20, 9-10:30 – Family Farm Chores

 Hike the Stratford Pioneer Cemetery.  Advanced registration is required.

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

Delaware Memories – ongoing project 
containing digital images of resources that document the history,
settlement and development of the Big Walnut area.

Delaware Memories Program Project Administrator.

Delaware County Library - Local History

Delaware County District Library

Main Branch – Local History Room Open during regular Library hours


          Bridal Gown Tour participant

     Buckeye Valley West Elementary bricks available from parking lot off 3rd St.

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

Research Hours: Thurs 9 – 4:30 and Sat 9 – 1:00

Unity Community Center, 50 Ross St., Delaware OH   740-362-7611

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/ Many artifacts from the original Berlin High School have been placed on display at the new Olentangy District Berlin High School.  A gift of early football cleats belonging and worn by Bradley Cox has recently been added to the collection.  When visiting the new Berlin High School, be sure and check out the display of early Berlin history.

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

The annual Ashley Corn Show Aug. 4-6 at 5 p.m. each day
  • Good Food
    • Aug. 4 – J.T.’s Famous Pork Dinner
    • Aug. 5 & 6 – Open Pit Roasted Chicken dinner.
  • Bingo – Aug 4 from 6 to 10 p.m. and Aug. 5 & 6 from 6 to 11 p.m. 
  • Live Music
    • Blue Limestone Project performing classic rock on Aug 4 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m
    • Burning Diesel performing classic rock and oldies from 8 to 11 p.m. on Aug. 5 and 6
  • Traditional Raffle will take place at 11 p.m. on Aug. 6.
  • B.V. FFA Kiddie Tractor Pull, Corn-hole Tournament, Inflatables, Games, Food Booths and more.

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.