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Ashley/Oxford Twp: Wornstaff Mem Library

Berlin Township 3271 Cheshire Rd. – Delaware, Ohio 43015 740-548-6350
A story of the early 1800’s Fort Cheshire blockhouse in Berlin can be found at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources at their website, ohiodnr.gov

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     

        • April 9, 7:30 – “The Dakota Sioux War of 1862”, by Van Young

Delaware County Records Center - Historical Archives - Delaware History Network

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

  Open Mon – Fri, 8:00 – 4:30
  Daily Facebook posting of: historic photos, timelines, and historical information

Delaware Co Genealogical Society
84 E. Winter St.
(Located in the Local History Room of the Delaware County District Main Library)
Open Hours:   Thurs- 9:00-4:30 and Sat – 9:00-1:00

Now in partnership with SourcePoint assisting with research by appointment through SourcePoint.

March presentation will be “Using Digitized Newspapers for Genealogical Research”, by Carol Singer

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

April 7, 1:00-4:00 REOPENING of Meeker Museum & Millworker’s Cottage
                                    April 13, 11:15 PM “Searching for Ghosts at the Historic Jail & Sherrif’s Residence
                                    April 18, 7:00 – “Cultural Communities: The Black Community in Delaware County Before 1860.”
      • The Barn at Stratford –   April 8, Delaware on the Edge of Total Eclipse
      • Nash House
      • Meeker Museum  open first Sun each month1-4:00
        • April 7, 1:00-4:00 REOPENING of Meeker Museum & Millworker’s Cottage 
        •   Current Exhibit – “Journey to Delaware County”
      • Cryder Research Center – Open Sun 2-5:00 & Wed 10-5:00
      • Nash House – Open Sun 2-5:00 & Wed 10-5:00. 
          Current Exhibit – “Roaring Twenties & Delaware County”.
      • County Jail & Sheriff’s Residence – Open 6-8:00 Each First Friday.
          Current Exhibit –  “Bootleggers vs the Sheriff”.
      • Millworkers Cottage
          • April 7, 1:00-4:00 REOPENING of  Millworker’s Cottage
          • Open 1-4:00 First Sunday each month.

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

REOPENING– 1st & 3rd Saturday’s 10:00-3:00
                                         April 6, 1:00 – Galena Storytelling Event with David Simmons

Preservation Parks - Delaware County Ohio Gallant Farm 3150 Buttermilk Hill Rd, Delaware www.preservationparks.co

Visit this Preservation Parks living history re-created 1930’s Farm & Farm House 

        • Gallant Farm: 
          April 24, 6:30 – Literary & Cowpie Society –  book of the month
                  –  The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story, by Diane Ackerman
          April 28, noon-4:00 – Sheep Shearing & Wool Festival
        • Gallant Woods Park: 

Harlem Township Heritage, Inc.

3883 S State Route 605, Galena  www.harlemtwpheritage.org

      • April 26, 4:00 – Chicken/Beef Noodle Dinner at 12900 Center Village Rd, Galena
        – Proceeds for the Heritage Foundation.


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
            • April 15, 7:00 – “Local History Quiz”, by Allen Miller

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

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 www.radnorheritagesociety.org
Email: RadnorHeritageSocietyInc@gmail.com  Facebook: radnorheritagesociety

  • REOPENING April 7, 1:00-4:00 1st & 3rd Sundays through October
                                         Check out the St David’s Day recap on their website.

  Purchase a Radnor Afghan for $75.00 

Sandel Legacy Trail Model TrailroadSunbury’s Sandel Legacy Trail Model Train Railroaders
168 S Vernon St, Sunbury, OH 43074

Delaware Co Model Railroaders Open House:               
April 20, 10:00-2:00 and April 21, noon-4:00

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

              • April 20, 10:00-2:00 – Sheep Shearing Day, by registration

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

            • Through April 6 – Silly Egg Scavenger Hunt

Headquarters for the Delaware County Memories Project
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.


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

No events on April 8 – Day of the Eclipse

Delaware Main Library
  – Local History Room Open during regular Library hours

Liberty Librbary 

Orange Library    April 1, 11:00-noon – Total Eclipse of the Heart Dance Party for Toddlers & Preschool

Ostrander Library 

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.

Brown Township 5555 State Route 521, Delaware, Ohio 740-369-0700 co.delaware.oh.us/cities/brown-township/


Kilbourne/Brown Township

Concord Township 6385 Home Road
Delaware, OH 43015  740-881-5338  https://www.concordtwp.org/

Keller Section of Oller Cemetery (Riverside Dr near Behttps://www.orangetwp.org/an Oller Rd) is now open and available for grave sales.  Contact Trustee Joe Garrett at 614 206-4829

Kingston Township:

Orange Township: 

Veteran Brick Sale for Orange Veteran Memorial at Orange Rd & Old State Rd.  Orange Township website

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

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