The Delaware County Historical Society
announces our first program of 2019
American Indian Relations in the 21st   Century

January 17th Thursday

Starting at 7pm

William St. U.M. Church Delaware

Presented by: Stacey Halfmoon, Director of American Indian Relations, Ohio History Connection

Karen Hildebrand will introduce the speaker and announce a new school program “Early Settlers and the American Indians in Delaware County, Ohio“. It is being developed the Delaware County Historical Society Curriculum Support Committee with Ms. Halfmoon as consultant.
This new program will be made available for 4th, 5th ,7th and 8th grade classes in the Delaware County schools.

Pluggy's Town Painting - American Indian - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The introduction will include a short sketch by Brent Carson about Pluggy’s Town.

Stacey Halfmoon will discuss American Indians in Ohio and the relationships the federally-recognized tribes have to the history of Ohio. Included will be a discussion of the initial contact between the European settlers and the American Indians and the subsequent removal of the indigenous peoples from the Eastern United States. She will share information about the tribal governments today and how Ohio History Connection is working with them and why. 

About the Speaker

Stacey Halfmoon - American Indian Program - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

In 2016, Stacey Halfmoon became the first Director of American Indian Relations at the Ohio History Connection. She said “The American Indian history and the American Indian heritage in Ohio is tremendous”

As Director she has established a Tribal Nations Conference, is developing an American Indian Policy Framework for Ohio as well as advising on the repatriation of American Indian remains which have been found in Ohio.

Halfmoon has spoken to the federal employees and military personnel at a Defense Supply Center Columbus program and profiled in  Columbus Monthly Magazine .

Ohio History Connection - logo

The Ohio History Connection has a network of more than 50 sites and museums throughout Ohio. Many of these sites have ties to American Indians. You can see the list and find out more about them at

This Program will be held at:

William Street United Methodist Church the church is graciously hosting our programs while The Barn at Stratford is undergoing renovations.

William St Methodist Church Parking - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

Address: 28 W William St, Delaware, OH 43015 Map
Please enter through the main entrance located in Parking Lot #6 on Franklin Street. Elevator is available.

For more information, please call the society at 740-369-3831, ext. 3., or email .

History Library - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio


157 East William Street, Delaware


2690 Stratford Road, Delaware