February 21, 2020 by Glenn Battishill Fourth grade students at Woodward Elementary in Delaware conducted unusual research in the library this week while taking part in a scavenger hunt designed to teach them about local black historical figures. The project was led by English learners teacher Breanne Reamsnider and was the result of a partnership […]Continue Reading...
The Delaware County Historical Society presents an encore of the selloutVoices of the Underground RailroadA Reader’s Theater March 1st Sunday Starting at 1:30pm The Barn at Stratford About the Program Produced and presented by: the Delaware County Historical Society Curriculum Support Committee The program is a series of 10 vignettes about the Underground Railroad (UGRR) […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
The Delaware County Historical Society’s Curriculum Committee stays busy even when school is out, presenting summer programs Delaware’s SACC. Submitted by Karen Hildebrand and Diane Williams The Delaware City Schools invited the Curriculum Committee of the Delaware County Historical Society to be part of the 2019 summer School Age Child Care (SACC). They presented local […]Continue Reading...
It’s a Summer of History Camps for Kids! Adventures in Archaeology for students When Hours For: Monday, July 29 – Friday, August 2 Daily9 am – 4 pm StudentsAge 8 to 14Limited Space This Summer Camp will be managed by Ohio Valley Archaeology Inc. Children will discover the secrets in the soil on the grounds […]Continue Reading...
Diversity Fair held at Dempsey Story and Photos By Glenn Battishill – firstname.lastname@example.org Delaware County Historical Society Volunteer Kit Gordon shows Dempsey Middle School students a blanket beater, which would have been used decades ago to beat dust out of blankets or rugs. The Historical Society had one of the more popular booths, which gave […]Continue Reading...
The Delaware County Historical Society in recognition of Black History Month presents Voices of the Underground Railroad February 13th Wednesday Starting at 7pm William St. U.M. Church Delaware About the Program Produced and presented by: the Delaware County Historical Society Curriculum Support Committee The program is a series of 10 vignettes about the Underground Railroad […]Continue Reading...
The Delaware County Historical Society announces our first program of 2019American Indian Relations in the 21st Century January 17th Thursday Starting at 7pm William St. U.M. Church Delaware Presented by: Stacey Halfmoon, Director of American Indian Relations, Ohio History Connection Karen Hildebrand will introduce the speaker and announce a new school program “Early Settlers and […]Continue Reading...
This morning (May 1), the historic 1820s Meeker Homestead hosted about 100 students from Carlisle Elementary School for a local history program. Local History Program The children learned about: Pioneer life Early farming practices The Underground Railroad This educational program was developed by the Delaware County Historical Society’s Curriculum Support Committee, led by Karen […]Continue Reading...
The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to present a new display window at The Hair Studio: Thank You Letters from Delaware County School Children A tableau of thank you letters written by our school children paired with the artifacts that they mentioned in their letters. Together they testify that our Education Support Team is […]Continue Reading...