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

Myers Inn Museum – Open for Tours: Saturdays 9 am- 1 pm

Check their website for February Programs

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



  • Nash House – Sun – 2-5:00  & Wed – 10-noon
  • Cryder Research – same as above
  • 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

Feb 18, 1:00 – “Sankofa: Growing Up Black in Delaware” @ Unity Community Center, 50 Ross St, Delaware

 Feb 23, 7:00pm – “Black Men in Blue: The Civil War Ohioans and the US Colored Troops”, Barn at Stratford

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

Delaware County Historical Society’s Fall edition of the “Historian” newsletter has an article highlighting the RB Powers Ribbon & Trophy Company in Ashley.

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

Closed January & February

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


“Sunbury Co-operative Creamery to Nestles”
Sunbury historian Polly Horn will talk about the history of the Sunbury Co-op Creamery, the John Wildi Evaporated Milk Company, and the Nestle factory.
Thursday, January 12, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Myers Inn, 45 S. Columbus Street, Sunbury
(Change of Venue)
Light refreshments will be served.


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


Feb 11, 10:00 – Olentangy Schools “Local History Plunge” Open House. 

Feb 13, 7:00 – How I Spent My Honeymoon With Martha Washington – A Virtual Tour of Presidential Libraries”, by Ron Foth, Jr. Program live at the Martin-Perry House.

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

Feb 4, 10:00 – “Making Sausage”.

Feb 25 & 26, 10-3:00  “Maple Syrup Weekend”

Gallant Farm – Winter Hours: October – March, Thurs-Sun, noon-5:00

Sunbury’s Sandel Legacy Trail Model Train Rail Roaders:  Feb 18, 10-2:00 and Feb 19, noon-4:00 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

Closed until April


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

Registration for Summer Camp is open

Feb 18 & 25, 10:00 – Maple Sugar Tours.  Registrations 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.
Feb 28, 6:30 – “Nelle’s Homesteading Workshops in the Community Meeting Room

Delaware Co Memory Project: see eleven 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

Local History Room Open during regular Library hours

Delaware Main Library

Orange Library

Feb 17, 2:00 – “Black History Heroes, Soldiers & Spies”, by Bright Star Touring Theatre

Ostrander Library: 

     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:  Open Thurs 9-4:30 and Sat 9-1:00

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

Sunday through Thursday and dusk to 11:00 Friday & Saturday.  Tune to 87.9 FM to “hear” the lights!

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.  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

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

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

Check out the Jan 20th posting concerning Presidential Inaugurations. 


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