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Landmarks Of Delaware County: Slocum Hall By: 1808Delaware   28 JUN , 2020   original post One of the historic gems on the campus of Ohio Wesleyan University is gaining new shine these days. The University is undertaking an $11-million project to renovate Slocum Hall, including the restoration of its iconic Reading Room and its 70-foot-by-20-foot leaded glass […]

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The Powell Liberty Historical Society is happy to announce that our programs and events are returning after a long hiatus due to the COVID 19 pandemic. Our next event will be a Downtown Powell Walking Tour Monday, July 13, 2020, 7:00 PM at Martin-Perry House Walking Tour of Downtown Powell, lead by Sherry Carmichael, a longtime […]

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The Delaware Gazette 12th Annual (2020) Readers’ Choice Poll Has voted The Barn at Stratford #1 Wedding Venue (again) #1 Meeting Venue #1 Banquet/Reception Facility The Barn at Stratford and the Delaware County Historical Society are honored by the Delaware Gazette Readers’ Choice 2020 poll awarding us the top Banquet/Reception Facility, top Meeting Venue, and […]

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The Meeker Homestead Museum of the Delaware County Historical SocietyRe-Opens July 8, 2020By Reservation Only After an extended winter recess due to Covid-19, The Meeker Homestead Museum will again welcome visitors. The historical Forrest Meeker 1823 home has a new featured exhibit and much more. In compliance with the Responsible Restart Ohio, the Museum will […]

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The Big Give 2020 - Delaware County Historical Society

Support the Delaware County Historical Society during The Big Give 2020 on June 10-11th. By donating through the Columbus Foundation, your gift will be boosted on a pro-rata basis thanks to a $1 million+ Bonus Pool made possible by generous donors and corporate sponsors. All donations will be amplified and all credit card fees will […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to present a Sidewalk Exhibit of Delaware History:Connecting Threads The Sandusky Street display window of The Hair Studio presents: Connecting Threads: The importance of early weaving and quilt making in Delaware County As we wander Delaware County today, we encounter many sheep farms. That was also true hundreds […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society Presents a Virtual ProgramArchaeology along the Olentangy June 17, 2020Wednesday 7:00pm – 8:30 pm Virtual Program Archaeology in theOlentangy River Valley and Stratford Area Dr. Burks will talk about local archaeology sites like Worthington Works, Orange Township Works, and the Holder-Wright Group. He will also review an archaeological site located […]

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Project to Document COVID-19 Pandemic May 27, 2020 by JOSHUA KEERAN The Delaware County Historical Society is asking county residents to be a part of a special project created to capture COVID-19 pandemic experiences for future generations. “The pandemic is having lasting repercussions in our own community and each person’s story adds a unique thread […]

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Capturing History - COVID-19

Capturing the history of the COVID-19 Pandemicfor future generations May 16, 2020From Glad You Asked by Nicole Fowles Nicole Fowles is Delaware County District Library’s director and communications manager. Her weekly library-oriented column, “Glad You Asked,” is featured weekly in the Delaware Gazette One project that DCDL is working on while we’re at home is […]

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Route 36 Book Cover

The Delaware County Historical Society Presents a Virtual ProgramRoute 36: Ohio to Colorado – America’s Heartland Highway May 13, 2020Wednesday Starting at 7pm Virtual Program Route 36: Ohio to Colorado – America’s Heartland Highway EVERYONE KNOWS about Route 66. Now it’s time to discover the nextGreat American Road Trip—Route 36   Tracing a path from the […]

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