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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

Due to severe storms in March, portions of Piatt Rd will be closed into May as AEP makes repairs.

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 14, 7:30 – “Irena Carpenter Journal”, by Sherry Carmichael

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

In partnership with SourcePoint’s Make Delaware County Age-Friendly,
“My Life in Delaware County”, survey for ages 55 and older

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

      • Keller Section of Oller Cemetery is open and has lots available for sale.


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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.

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



      • The Barn at Stratford
        –   May 23, 7:00 – “Francis Beverly Kelley: Life with the Circus & Other Adventures”,
                                          by Michael Hoffman
      • Nash House
      • Meeker Museum  open first Sun each month1-4:00
        •  Meeker Museum & Millworker’s Cottage 
        •  Current Exhibit – “Journey to Delaware County”
      • Millworkers Cottage – Open First Sunday each month 1-4:00
      • 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”.

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

OPEN– 1st & 3rd Saturday’s 10:00-3:00

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: 
          May 29, 6:30 – Literary & Cowpie Soc, “Franklin & Winston: A Portrait of Friendship”, by Jon Meacham
        • Gallant Woods Park: 

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 13, 7:00 – “Haunting Histories”, by Cherise Williams
          • May 27, Memorial Day  10:00 Parade & Ceremony 

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

  • May 27 Memorial Day  9:00 Parade, Cemetery Ceremony & Hog Roast at Fire Dept.
  • Memorial Day breakfast at 8:00, Museum opens at 9:00, parade starts at 10:00 followed by a ceremony in the cemetery
    Radnor Afghans in Trojan blue & Radnor Flags for sale (available in early May)

  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:               
       May 18, 10-2:00 and May 19, noon-4:00

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



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


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​​***

“Delaware County Veterans & Heros” project to “gather, preserve and make accessible the experiences of all county veterans”.  Contact cbardash@delawarelibrary.org for forms.

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

Liberty Librbary 

Orange Library   

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.

Kilbourne/Brown Township

Kingston Township:

Orange Township: 

May 22, Veteran’s Memorial Dedication POSTPONED due to in-completion.
                             Veteran bricks can still be purchased.

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.