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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- 3 pm

       Nov 16, 7:00 – “Voyage of the Mayflower”, by Van Young

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


Celebrating 75th Anniversary!

  • Nash House – Sun – 2-5:00  & Wed – 10-noon
  • Cryder Research – same as above
  • Meeker Homestead Museum“Journey to Delaware” Exhibit – 1st Sun of month 1-4:00
  • Millworker’s House – open 1st Sun of month 1-4:00

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

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

Museum at the Village Hall

Harlem Township Heritage - Delaware County OhioHarlem Township Heritage, Inc. 3883 S State Route 605, Galena
Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Harlem Township Heritage Annual History Month program will not take place tomorrow, November 10, as planned. 
We will be rescheduling the Polly Horn presentation “Sunbury Creameries & Nestle’s Factory.”

                                  Nov 12, 8:30-10:30 – Pancake Breakfast
                                                  @ Grange Hall, 12900 Center Village Rd, 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


  • Nov 11, 7-9:00 & Nov 12, 10-5:00 – Pioneer Encampment with Re-enactor R.J. Basista
  •  Nov 14, 7:00 – “Powell & the Civil War“, by Amanda Henning

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


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

Sandel Legacy Train Depot:   Del Co Model RR Open House – Nov 19, 10-noon , Nov 20, 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

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


Nov 5, 4-7:00 – “Fall on the Farm”

 Hike the Stratford Pioneer Cemetery.  Advanced registration is 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.

                           Some History Resources –  African American Heritage, Ancestry.com, Del Co Memory,
                                       Family Search, and Heritage Quest
Delaware Memories Program Project Administrator.

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Delaware County District Library

Orange Library:  Nov 12, 7:00 – A Conversation with Tommy Orange,
                          Author Visit, “There, There”, Themes of Native American Culture & History

Local History Room Open during regular Library hours

     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 9-11:30 & 1-4:30, Sat 1-4:30

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

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.

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.