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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

 March 15, 7:30 – “Freemasonry in Big Walnut Community”, by Rick Helwig at the Myer Inn.

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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

March 23, 7:00 at The Barn“Understanding Black History Through Black Music”, by William T McDaniel, Jr, PhD Professor Emeritus OSU Humanities Speaker & the Zion AME Choir.

new Nash House Exhibit “Satin & Steel: Busting Myths & Demystifying Historical Undergarments”.
Through April: Wed 10-5:00 (closed noon to 1:00) & Sun 2-5:00 or by appointment,

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

REOPENING 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 10-3:00      
 March 4, 1:00 – “Delaware County Memories Project”,  by Margaret Arnold 

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


March 31, 4-7:00 – Chicken Noodle Dinner at the Grange, 12900 Center Village Rd


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


March 13, 7:00 – “Serpent Mound – an Icon of Ancient Ohio”, by Brad Lepper, Senior Archaeologist for Ohio History Connection’s World Heritage Program

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

March 29, 6:30, “Literary & Cowpie Society”,  Discussion of books featuring the Great Depression and WWII.  This month – Testament of Youth, by Vera Brittain

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

Sunbury’s Sandel Legacy Trail Model Train Railroaders: March 18, 10-2:00 and March 19, noon-4:00 – 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

March 4, noon, “St. David’s Day Celebration”
Program, “The Hughes, David’s & Jenkin’s Families in Early Radnor Township”, by Joe Preston.


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

Registration for Summer Camp is open

March 4, 10-2:00 – “Maple Sugar Celebration”, registration 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.
March 1, all day – Ukrainian Easter Egg Display. 
March 23, 6:30 – “Half Acre Homesteading”. 
March 25, 6:30 – “Nelle’s Homesteading Workshop”. 

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

Del Co His Soc “President’s Easter Egg Collection” on display

Orange Library

Ostrander Library: 

March 10, 1:00 – Homestead Book Club featuring “Women’s History Month”.

     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, 10-11:45 & 1-4:30 & Sat, 9-1:00

Recently donated from Judith K Brozek, her book – The Truth About the Bartholomew’s, the Stone “Bartholomew” House and the Underground Railroad-Disproving a Delaware County, Ohio Myth 80 Years in the Making.

Also offering Two volume set of Henry Howe’s Encyclopedia of Ohio, $125.00 

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

Who Knew?  From the Concord Township February Newsletter – February 1 was the 25th anniversary of Ohio Township Day.  Enacted in 1998, House Bill 652 set aside Feb 1 to recognize the hard work and dedication of Township Trustees and Fiscal Officers who promote grassroots government.  There are 1,308 townships across Ohio serving nearly 35% of Ohio’s population.

Kingston Township:  February Newsletter reports upgrades to the newly built Township Hall.  

Orange Township:  March 1 – Opening sale of Veteran Memorial bricks.  Info on Township website.

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.