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The Garth Oberlander Barn now operating as The Barn at Stratford

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 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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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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Spring Plant and Flower Sale supporting The Delaware County Historical Society Jump Start Your Spring Look Orders will be delivered to The Barn at Stratford 2690 Stratford RdDelaware, OH 43015 ALL ORDERS MUST BE PICKED UP Friday May 15, between 1:00 – 4:00pm Social Distance & Contact-Fee Pick-up Orders will be sorted by the customer’s […]

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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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