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Delaware Gazette - Delaware Ohio

Those who drive on Horseshoe Road in Delaware County may have wondered why there is a Marlborough Cemetery in what is Troy Township. As many who live in the county know, there is a Marlboro Township north of Troy Township that borders Morrow County. Originally it was called Marlborough Township. Wikipedia said this is because […]

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Blizzard of 1978 - Delaware Ohio - Delaware Gazette Headline

The Delaware County Historical Society announces a video of our highly praised program remembering the incredible “Blizzard of 1978” that swept through Delaware County Ohio. Society President Emeritus, Mr. Brent Carson, presents local newspaper accounts and photographs from the Society’s Collection. Brent shares his recollections of the “Record Blizzard” that struck Delaware County in 1978. […]

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ThisWeek Community News - Delaware News - Historic Delaware County Courthouse

Delaware City Hall work reveals fire pole, plaster reliefs Delaware NewsPaul Comstock Delaware’s City Hall, 1 S. Sandusky St., housed the city fire department from its opening in 1937 until firefighters moved out and the building was renovated in the 1970s.  Now the building is in the final stages of a $1.3 million renovation project.  […]

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ThisWeek Community News - Delaware News - Historic Delaware County Courthouse

Delaware County Historic Courthouse restoration nearly finished Delaware NewsPaul Comstock – ThisWeek   A Veterans Day ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the new veterans memorial in front of the Delaware County Historic Courthouse, where a yearlong restoration project nears completion.  Throughout the renovations, a statue of a Civil War […]

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Delaware Gazette - Delaware Ohio

Delaware only ranked city in central Ohio as Best Places to Live November 4, 2020 by JOSHUA KEERAN Submitted story Money Magazine has named the city of Delaware to its 2020 list of the Best Places to Live in America, ranking Delaware at No. 32 overall. Delaware was the only ranked city in central Ohio, […]

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National Registry of Historic Places - Plaque - Delaware County Ohio

Historic Delaware House Available Via Auction A historic Delaware house is undergoing a foreclosure auction, providing the possibility of obtaining a unique piece of local heritage. According to the website OhioForeclosures.com, the brick Italianate house at 249 North Sandusky Street is undergoing an online foreclosure auction ending on November 17. The current bid is $1,000, […]

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Delaware County History Network

Look here to find local history programs offered by the member organizations of The Delaware County History Network. click the logo to learn more. November 2020 Programs Big Walnut Area Historical Society Myers Inn Museum45 S Columbus St, Sunburywww.bigwalnuthistory.org Nov 10, 7:30 – “Gettysburg Battlefields-A Pictorial Tour”, by Vance Young  VIRTUAL Delaware County Historical Society […]

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R. B. Haye Ghost Story - Hayes Hall OSU

Have you heard the R. B. Hayes Ghost Story involving OSU’s Hayes Hall. Rutherford B. Hayes Born: Rutherford Birchard Hayes, October 04, 1822, Delaware, Ohio, U.S. Rutherford Birchard Hayes was the 19th president of the United States from 1877 to 1881, after serving in the U.S. House of Representatives and as governor of Ohio. A […]

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Columbus Neighborhood - Delaware Ohio - Delaware Ghost Walk

Delaware featured on WOSU Columbus Neighborhoods Join us on a tour to an old local cemetery for pets, share spooky stories from the Worthington Inn, take a ghost walk in Delaware and recount some local lore. Delaware Ohio was featured on the WOSU Columbus Neighborhood program. “Halloween in Columbus” which aired on October 26, 2017 […]

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Carson at Myers Inn

 OCTOBER 20, 2020 BY JOSHUA KEERAN SUNBURY — Industrialization in America from 1890-1914 is the topic of Jack Brown’s latest program for the Big Walnut Area Historical Society (BWAHS). Due to the meeting room being too small for gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic, Brown’s program is available on YouTube. During his online program, Brown looks at […]

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