Our Programs

Del-Co Water Delaware Ohio

History of DelCo Water and Water Systems

Presented by Glenn Marzluf,
CEO & General Manager, Del-Co Water

In an abundance of caution, we have postponed this program scheduled for Jan 18th.

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Watson Walker - Delaware County Historical Society

From Slavery to Freedom and Underground Railway Sites

Presented by Watson Walker, Jr., Society Volunteer

Tuesday, February 15 at 7pm
Location: The Barn at Stratford

Foundries - Liberty Casting Delaware Ohio

Delaware County Industrial History: Foundries

Presented by Steve Schmitt, Society Volunteer

There have been foundries in Delaware County since the mid-1800s. Liberty Castings Company on Liberty Road continues the tradition today. Steve will discuss what a foundry does and the history of foundries in Delaware Ohio.

Tuesday, March 15 at 7pm
Location: The Barn at Stratford

Historic Sheriffs Residence and Jail - Delaware Ohio - Delaware County Historical Society

The History of the Historic Delaware County Jail and Sheriff's Residence

Presented by David Hejmanowski, Society President

Tuesday, April 19th at 7pm
Location: The Barn at Stratford

Map of South Delaware Ohio

South Delaware - The First 135 Years

Presented by Watson Walker, Jr., Society Volunteer

Tuesday, May 17th at 7pm
Location: The Barn at Stratford

Blue Limestone Park sign - Delaware Ohio

*Walking Tour of Blue Limestone Park

Presented by Steve Schmitt, Society Volunteer

Blue Limestone Park was an operating limestone quarry for almost 90 years beginning in the 1840’s. After that, it was City swimming hole, a private park with swimming and other activities, and finally a City Park. Reenactors of key people from 5 different phases of the site history will speak on the tour.

Tuesday, June 21 at 7pm
Location: Blue Limestone Park,6 King Avenue, Delaware, OH 43015

Historic Sheriffs Residence and Jail - Delaware Ohio - Delaware County Historical Society

Irene Carpenter Journal - A Woman's Perspective on Traveling to the Ohio Territory

Presented by Sherry Carmichael, Powell-Liberty Historical Society Volunteer

Sherry will portray Irena Carpenter, first woman to settle in Liberty Township, in 1801, with her family.

Wednesday, July 20 at 7pm
Location: The Barn at Stratford

Radnor Lynch Gate - Northwest Delaware County Ohio Cemetery Tour

Northwest Delaware County Cemetery Tour

Presented by Brent Carson, Society Volunteer, Historian Emeritus

Sunday, August 28 – times TBD
Self-directed driving tour followed by an evening event at The Barn at Stratford View Map

Meeker Homestead Museum

Meeker Farm Harvest Festival/ Early Settler's Experiences

Early October date/time TBD
Location: The Meeker Homestead, 2690 Stratford Road, Delaware

*Delaware Ghost Walk

Sunday, October 23 / Time TBD

Delaware County Historical Society Annual Meeting: Society's 75th Anniversary

Thursday, November 17 at 7pm
Location: The Barn at Stratford

Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 3 from 2pm to 5pm and Saturday, December 11 from 2pm to 5:30pm
Locations: To Be Announced

Programs are free unless otherwise noted.
The Barn at Stratford is at 2690 Stratford Road, Delaware
*Ticketed Event – available on EventBrite – Members will receive a discount. 
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