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

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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Historic Marker - Harlem Twp Ohio - Delaware County

Harlem Township Heritage would like to invite you to the dedication ceremony of an Ohio Historic Marker honoring Richard W. Thompson, Revolutionary War Fife Major and Drum Major who was also Master Musician of the Ohio Militia during the War of 1812. Richard W. Thompson, Revolutionary War Fife Major and Drum Major who was also […]

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Delaware County Historian Spring 2019 Article Index (Click title to view that article) 90 Years Ago: Talkies Come to the Strand Directors Column: 2019 New Beginnings Africa Road World Wide Games Black Soldier Comes to Life Upcoming Events Enjoy reading The Delaware County Historian? Society members receive this publication free, mailed “hot off the presses”: […]

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disappearing landscapes - Linda Wesner - artist - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County District Library is pleased to host Delaware Artist Linda Wesner who will speak about her art exploring the disappearing landscapes that she sees in Delaware County. Adult Program Date: Thurs, May 2, 2019 Time: 7:00 to 8:00pm Where: Orange Branch Library Hear a local history discussion with Delaware County artist and author Linda Wesner. […]

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Black History Celebration - Delaware Ohio - Delaware County Historical Society

The Delaware African American Heritage Councilin partnership withThe Delaware County Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committeeand The Delaware City SchoolsPresentsDelaware Ohio’s 1st Annual Black History Celebration “What Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream Means To Me, Today” When: Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm Location: Willis Education Center, 74 W. William Street, Delaware (map) […]

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Pancake Breakfast - Harlem Township Heritage - Delaware County Ohio

Harlem Township Heritageinvites you to a Pancake Breakfast to Start your Valentine’s Day celebration early and share a delicious meal with friends and family. When: February 9, 2019 (Sat) at 8:30 – 11:00am Where: Grange Hall – 12900 Center Village Rd Galena, OH 43021 (map) Join us for Pancakes, Sausage, Eggs, and a variety of […]

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Storytelling Event - Galena Historical Foundation - Galena Ohio

The Galena Historical Foundationinvites you to our6th Annual “Days Gone By” Storytelling event When: March 2, 2019 (Sat) at 1:00pm Where: Galena Village Hall109 Harrison St., Galena, OH 43021 (map) Join us in learning more about our history through a special historical presentation highlighting one of our First Ladies – Dolley Madison with a diorama […]

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