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Delaware County History Network – collaboration of organizations, libraries, parks involved to jointing promote Delaware County History.

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. February 2021 Programs Big Walnut Area Historical SocietyMyers Inn Museum45 S Columbus St, Sunburywww.bigwalnuthistory.org  “Walk Around Sunbury Square”, with Polly Horn   You Tube Program @ http://BigWalnutHistory.org Delaware County Historical SocietyMeeker Homestead […]

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Sunbury Square - Walk around Sunbury Square - Sunbury Ohio

Walk Around the Sunbury Squarewith Polly Horn, Curator of the Myers Inn Museum Big Walnut Area Historical Society is showing “Walk Around the Square” for the new program beginning this month.  Polly Horn will conduct the virtual tour which she does for Big Walnut 3rd graders. Click on the link on our website at http://BigWalnutHistory.org.  […]

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O'Shaughnessy Dam - Delaware County Ohio

Columbus to make electricity again with O’Shaughnessy Dam hydro plant refurbishment Bill Bush  wbush@gannett.com The last flickers of the city of Columbus’ electric-generation program ceased a few years ago when an aging hydropower unit near the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium had finally deteriorated to the point of being shut down. With it’s shuttering, the remnants of the […]

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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.   January 2021 Programs Big Walnut Area Historical Society Myers Inn Museum45 S Columbus St, Sunburywww.bigwalnuthistory.org Jan 12 – “Walk Around Sunbury Square”, with Polly Horn and“Military Equipment Connections Between Wars”, by […]

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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.Dec December 2020 Programs Big Walnut Area Historical Society Myers Inn Museum45 S Columbus St, Sunburywww.bigwalnuthistory.org Dec 10 – “Military Equipment Connections Between Wars”, by Dick Doritty  You Tube Program @ http://BigWalnutHistory.org […]

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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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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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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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Bicentennial Barn - McCammon Creek Park

McCammon Creek Park is the name of the newest property for Preservation Parks of Delaware County. March 17, 2020 by GARY BUDZAK The PPDC Board unanimously approved the name change at its meeting Friday at Hogback Ridge. McCammon Creek Park is near the Alum Creek Reservoir in Orange Township. The park consists of three areas, […]

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The “Big Ear” was a Radio Telescope that listened for radio signals from space. The Ohio State University Radio Observatory was operated on the grounds of Ohio Wesleyan Univerity’s The Perkins Observatory in Delaware Ohio from 1963 to 1998.  The radio observatory was part of OSU’s Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) project.  Dr. John D. […]

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