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Columbus Zoo logo - Powell - Delaware County Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society presents:The History of The Columbus Zoo In 1927, the Columbus City Council voted to create a zoo to house reindeer that were purchased for a hugely successful Columbus Dispatch Christmas promotion.  A 6-acre tract of land was purchased on the O’Shaughnessy reservoir that became the home of the Columbus Zoo.  […]

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Good Day Columbus Cam Around Town: Delaware Community Spotlight On Friday, February 28, 2020, Cameron Fontana and his crew came to Delaware Ohio to show Central Ohio some of the great things going on in Delaware County. The broadcast included three segments at Delaware County Historical Society facilities. Cam with Curator Maggie Webb at the […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society February Black History Month Program: Hidden CommunitiesAfrican Americans in Ohio February 19th Wednesday Starting at 7pm The Barn at Stratford Hidden Communities: Discovering African American History in Rural Ohio The Society has been identifying and sharing the history of hidden communities in Delaware County – Lucy Depp, Africa, Delaware’s 2nd […]

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Early Delaware County Inhabitants - Brent Carson with Jim Siler as Gunsmith

The Delaware County Historical Society Curriculum Support Committee announces a new program for elementary students about the early Delaware County Inhabitants Early Settlers and the American Indian in Delaware County. The initial programs were presented on Nov 21 and 22 to about 140 students, teachers and parent chaperones from Delaware City’s Schultz Elementary School. The […]

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Last Covered Bridge - Chambers Road - Delaware Ohio - local history program - Delaware County Historical Society

The Delaware County Historical Society January Local History Program: Delaware County’s Last Covered BridgeA program about a vanishing heritage The Last Covered Bridge in Delaware County January 15th Wednesday Starting at 7pm The Barn at Stratford Presented by David Simmons David Simmons is an advocate, photographer, author, contributor, and speaker on Covered Bridges. He is […]

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Tom Burns - Hiram Perkins

The 2019 Annual Meeting of theDelaware County Historical SocietyWednesday, November 13thwill be held at The Barn at StratfordDoors will open at 6:30pm, the meeting will be called to order at 7:00pm. The 2019 Annual Meeting will include: Welcome Summary Review of the Society’s activities for the year Report on Society Finances Recognition of Board of […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society presents Little Brown Jug Memories Delaware’s Famous Harness Race Sept 12th Thursday Open at 6pmStart at 7pm The Barn at Stratford Organized by the LBJ Oral History Project About Little Brown Jug Memories Part I – Hearing Their Memories Two presenters, Roger Huston, the long-time announcer, and Jay Wolf, unofficial […]

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Moon Landing 50th - Hair Studio

The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to present a Sidewalk Exhibit of Delaware History:The Moon Landing 50th Anniversary The Sandusky Street display window of The Hair Studio presents artifacts, photographs, and articles remembering The First Moon Landing 50 years ago Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two humans on the Moon. […]

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The Delaware Gazette 11th Annual (2019) Readers’ Choice Poll Has voted The Barn at Stratford #1 Wedding Venue (again) #1 Banquet/Reception Facility The Barn at Stratford and the Delaware County Historical Society are honored by the Delaware Gazette Reader’s Choice 2019 poll awarding us the top Banquet/Reception Facility and top Wedding Venue.  Our Venue Team […]

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Stratford Mill Town - M E Church - Delaware County Histrorical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society will conductTours of Historic Stratford Mill TownRecognised on the National Register of Historic Places Sunday, August 11th From 2 :00- 5:00 Barn at Stratford About the Tour This tour will include 10 stops at historic buildings in the Stratford Mill Town. It provides the opportunity to learn the history of […]

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