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Little Brown Jug Way - Honorary Street Sign

POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 BY DELAWARE GAZETTEBy Dillon Davis – cdavis@aimmediamidwest.com Although the 75th running of the Little Brown Jug will be run today with little fanfare as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the race’s importance to the community is not wavering. On Saturday, the race was immortalized at the Delaware County Fairgrounds with the honorary […]

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Little Brown Jug Historic Marker

POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 19, 2020 BY JOSHUA KEERANSpecial to The Gazette – delnews@aimmediamidwest.com Over the last year, volunteers at the Delaware County Historical Society (DCHS) have been working on an oral history project to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the running of the Little Brown Jug harness race. Hundreds of hours were spent interviewing people associated with the […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society presents Little Brown Jug Program Featuring Jay Wolf and Roger Huston with Richard Leavy as moderator About Little Brown Jug Program Moderator Richard Leavy introduces the program. Two presenters, Roger Huston, the long-time announcer, and Jay Wolf, the unofficial historian of the race, will describe their experiences and comment on […]

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Brent Carson as William Little at Meyers Inn Sunbury

POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 3, 2020 BY JOSHUA KEERAN Special to The Gazette – delnews@aimmediamidwest.com SUNBURY — Brent Carson as William Little recently visited the Myers Inn Museum in Sunbury to visit with Eliza Myers (widow of Lawrence Myers, a co-founder of Sunbury). William entertained Eliza by remembering the whos and whats of Delaware. This meeting been filmed and is […]

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Womens Suffrage - Salem Ohio Convention

The Delaware County Historical Society Presents a Virtual ProgramWomen’s Suffrage in Delaware County Ohio This program celebrates the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment. August 26th was selected as the date for the program because it is the actual date the amendment was certified by U.S. Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby, and women finally achieved […]

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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 an added Downtown Powell Walking Tour A SELL OUT – Monday, July 13, 2020, 7:00 PM at Martin-Perry House Monday, August 10, 2020, 7:00 PM […]

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Delaware County Historical Society - Newsletter - Historian 2020 Spring - Powell Ohio

Index to Articles Click title below to view the article Powell: From a Sleepy Little Village to a Thriving City Director’s Column: Challenging Times For Us All Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment Finally – We Have an Opening Date! The Amazing Run of Delaware’s Crawford Band The Barn at Stratford Grounds Us […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society has been suffering from the Covid-19 virus in several ways: “Stay-at-Home” meant canceling our popular local history programs and activities that bring in donations that support the work of the Society. Closing our museums and the library smothered a major source of new members and donations. School closings canceled school […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society is announcing plans to reopen on July 8 The Delaware County Historical Society will reopen on Wednesday, July 8, after nearly four months of temporary closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Opening will be the Cryder Historical Center including the Research Library and the Nash House Museum as well as […]

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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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