The Delaware County Historical Society announces a Free Community History Program:

History Program - Delaware Ohio - Grocery Store

Kirchner Bros. Grocery, Delaware Ohio 1909-1925

“Before Supermarkets: Grocery stores 1850 – 1950”

Presented by Mr. Brent Carson

On Tuesday, March 22  at 7:oo pm
(Doors open at 6:30)

At The Barn at Stratford

Brent Carson will share stories and images in this history program of early Delaware County grocery stores and how they evolved over time.

These stories will include information gathered at the 2015 Delaware County Fair  The Historical Society exhibit featured Delaware County grocery stores.  Fair visitors were encouraged to draw diagrams of the interior of stores and share their memories of the grocery stores they visited when young.  The response from those visitors was a flood of drawings and stories. Many of the visitors had questions about the grocery stores which inspired the society embark on additional research.

This free program is offered to the Community as part of the Delaware County Historical Society’s mission of educating and promoting interest in Delaware County History. You can learn more about the society at

The Barn at Stratford (Garth Oberlander barn), 2690 Stratford Road, on the south side of Delaware, at US 23 / OH 315 Click for map and direction