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The Bee Hive - Ghost Sign - Delaware Art Walk

Arts Castle creates Delaware Art Walk Posted on January 15, 2021 by Dillon Davis Entertainment options are in short supply as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on throughout the country, but The Arts Castle has created a safe way to get out and enjoy Delaware’s artistic side with a self-guided art walk through the heart of […]

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Compromise of 1877 Program - - Rutherford B. Hayes - Delawaware County Historical Society

The Delaware County Historical Society presents Perspectives on Rutherford B. Hayes and the Compromise of 1877 About The Program A panel discussion featuring conversations about Rutherford B. Hayes and the Compromise of 1877. About The Panel: Moderated by Bill Rietz, former social studies teacher and chairman of the Rutherford B. Hayes Heritage Fund Committee Stan […]

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History of Thangiving Proclamation

 NOVEMBER 27, 2020 By David Hejmanowski – Case Study “May we ask guidance in more surely learning the ancient truth that greed and selfishness and striving for undue riches can never bring lasting happiness or good to the individual or to his neighbors.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933 “Searching our hearts, we should ask what we […]

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Blizzard of 1978 - Delaware Ohio - Delaware Gazette Headline

The Delaware County Historical Society announces a video of our highly praised program remembering the incredible “Blizzard of 1978” that swept through Delaware County Ohio. Society President Emeritus, Mr. Brent Carson, presents local newspaper accounts and photographs from the Society’s Collection. Brent shares his recollections of the “Record Blizzard” that struck Delaware County in 1978. […]

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Delaware Gazette - Delaware Ohio

Delaware only ranked city in central Ohio as Best Places to Live November 4, 2020 by JOSHUA KEERAN Submitted story Money Magazine has named the city of Delaware to its 2020 list of the Best Places to Live in America, ranking Delaware at No. 32 overall. Delaware was the only ranked city in central Ohio, […]

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UnBanquet in the Barn - Delaware County Historical Society

Best Jammies Contest Welcome to the Best Jammies Contest in the 2020 UnBanquet in the Barn. Here are the contestants for the Best Jammies Contest. Click the photo to learn more about the person. To Vote for a Jammie click “Add to cart” – each vote is a $1.00 donation to the Society. Vote as […]

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UnBanquet in the Barn - Delaware County Historical Society

UnBANQUET in the BARNA Historic Virtual Event Did we all get a little used to staying home over the past few months? Haven’t you wished you could “attend” an event in your jammies? Like many other non-profits, we have lost a significant portion of our revenue since mid-March, by receiving fewer donations and memberships, and we […]

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3D Barn at Stratford video cover

Ohio Valley Archaeology has created a 3D video of the Delaware County Historical Society’s historic Barn at Stratford. Society Executive Director Donna Meyer says it is “Very Cool!’ Dr. Jerrod Burks and his team from Ohio Valley Archaeology have studied The Barn at Stratford property several times. They have used ground-penetrating radar and excavated interesting […]

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WWI Vet honored

By Dillon Davis – cdavis@aimmediamidwest.com POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 BY DELAWARE GAZETTE The World War I memorial at Veterans Memorial Plaza in Delaware now contains a brick honoring John Carroll. The plaza is located adjacent to the Delaware Community Center YMCA and the Ohio Army National Guard Readiness Center on South Houk Road. Standing next to the […]

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Oak Grove Cemetery Walk 2019

The Delaware County Historical Society will conduct walks through our history and people on an4th Annual Oak Grove Cemetery Walk Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020 Starting at 1:00pm, Last Tour 3:20pm Meet the citizens from Delaware’s past.  Costumed interpreters will share their stories at tombstones throughout the cemetery. You won’t want to miss this completely NEW […]

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