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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

May 13, 1:00 – Mother’s Day Tea
– Reservations required.  614 505-9194

Del Co Records Center:  Daily Face Book postings of historical photos and information

Delaware Co Genealogical Society 84 E. Winter St. (Delaware Co. Main Library)

Open Hours:   Thurs 9-4:30 and 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 ,
Old Delaware, The Way We Were,  $27.50 plus #2.50 handling

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



May 7 – Children’s Workshop “Artistic Traditions & Remembering Me”, Fractur Drawings & Silhouette

May 15, 3:00 – Barn Roof Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

May 23, 7:00pm – “History of Del-Co Water & Water Systems”, by Glenn Marzluf, CEO & General Manager
at The Barn at Stratford

  • Nash House – Sun – 2-5:00  & Wed – 10-noon
    • Exhibit “Satin & Steel: Busting Myths & Demystifying Historical Undergarments”.
       Sun 2-5:00 & Wed 10-5:00 (closed noon to 1:00) or by appointment,
  • Cryder Research Center – Open and Wed 10-noon and 1-5:00, Sun 2-5:00
    *Reservations by phone (740) 369-3831 ext 2 or by email librarian@delawareohiohistory.org
  • Meeker Homestead Museum
    • “Journey to Delaware County” Exhibit – 1st Sun of (Apr – Nov) 1-4:00
    • Exhibits – Stratford History, Spinning, American Indians in Delaware Co, & Delaware Chair Co
  • Millworker’s House – open 1st Sun of (Apr – Nov) 1-4:00      
  • The Barn at Stratford


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

OPEN  1st & 3rd Saturdays, 10-3:00     

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

May 31, 6:30 – Literary & Cowpie Society Book Club
“The Mosquito Bowl:  A Game of Life and Death in WW II”, by Buzz Bessinger


Harlem Township Heritage, Inc.

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



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 8, 7:00 -“The Civil War Herb Lady of Ohio”, by Valerie Hamill, Reenactor, 
held at Adventure Park Recreational Facility, 260 Adventure Park Dr.

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

Sandel Legacy Trail Model Trailroad

Sunbury’s Sandel Legacy Trail Model Train Railroaders

168 S Vernon St, Sunbury, OH 43074

Railroaders Model Train Open House May 20, 10- 2:00 and May 21, noon-4:00

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
Open 1st & 3rd Sundays 1-4:00


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


Registration for Summer Camp is open

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. See eleven new submissions on Porter Township.


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

Local History Room Open during regular Library hours

Delaware Main Library

Orange Library

Ostrander Library: 

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


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/

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

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

Kingston Township:  

Orange Township:  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.

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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.