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

May 7, 1:00 “Mother’s Day Tea” @ Myer Inn 
       RSVP on website link.  Free, but donations appreciated.       
       May 24, 7:00 “A Day in the Life of An Artilleryman”, by Van Young  Zoom 
        May 28, Children’s Program

Check out Polly Horn’s history of Trenton Township’s School Dist. #3 in the Society’s March Newsletter.

Myers Inn Museum – Open for Tours –  Saturdays,  noon – 3 pm
Call to reserve (740) 965-3582

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



May 17, 7:00 – “South Delaware, The First 135 Years, by Watson Walker, Jr. 

Nash House Museum – Open Sun & Wed, by reservation*
Cryder Research Center
– Open Sun & Wed, by reservation*
Meeker House Museum – Memorial Day Weekend opening of “Journey to Delaware” Exhibit
*Reservations by phone (740) 369-3831 ext 2 or by email librarian@delawareohiohistory.org

Check out our “Adopt-a-Memory” project

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

Open – 1st & 3rd Saturdays of each month 10 – 3:00

Museum at the Village Hall

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

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
May 9, 7:00 – “Beyond Peter Rabbit”, by Linda Foster  –  Virtual
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

Winter hours: Thurs –  Sun noon – 5pm

Gallant Farm – Summer Hours May – Aug, Tues – Sat 10-5:00,  Sun 12-5:00
                          Guided Wildflower Walks – May 1, 1:30 | May 12, 5:30 | May 20, 5:30 | May 22, 1;30  
Sandel Legacy Trail Depot –  May 21, 10-2:00 County Model Railroaders
                                                 May 22,  noon- 4:00  County Model Railroaders

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

Open – 1st & 3rd Sundays 1:30 – 4:30

Open Memorial Day Weekend.  Radnor parade, Cemetery program with Gettysburg Address & speaker,
followed by Hog Roast at Fire Station.

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

Registration for Summer Camp is open

May 9, 10:00 – Story Time on the Farm
May 21, 9:00 – Family Farm Chores

 Hike the Stratford Pioneer Cemetery.  Advanced registration is required.

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

Utilize resources in the Burrer Family Memorial Room to research local history and genealogies.
Delaware Memories Program Project Administrator.

Check out a replica of a Burrer Mill embroidered flour sack on display at the Community Library.  These flour sacks were shipped to Brussels and overseas as part of Herbert Hoover’s WWI Belgium War Relief Program.  Originals were put on display in the Hoover Peace Tower.

Delaware County Library - Local History

Delaware County District Library

May 20, 7:00 – Sponsored Author Visit – Sarah Vowell
        @ Chappelear Drama Center

Main Branch – Local History Room Open during regular Library hours

Orange Library

Ostrander Library
May 3, 7:00Local History Walk led by Harla Lawson
     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

Book for sale – “Shaking the Family Tree” – $20

Research Hours: Open  Thurs 10:00 – 11:45 and 1:00 – 4:30, Sat, 9:00 – 1:00, and Sun, 1:00 – 4:30

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.  A gift of early football cleats belonging and worn by Bradley Cox has recently been added to the collection.  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.

Orange Township:  Delaware Bicentennial Barn prints from original painting by P. Buckley Moss are on sale from the Gallery Art Center in Upper Arlington.  This was a fundraiser by Preservation Parks in November.  The barn is the McCammon Barn on Bale Kenyon Rd. 

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

From the March 22 Ostrander Newsletter:

Free keepsake bricks offered to all from Buckeye Valley West Elementary School demolition.  Bricks available until the close of the project.  Pick up at gravel parking lot off of 3rd St. 

Delaware County Records Center - Historical Archives - Delaware History Network

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


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