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Events are activities of interest to the Society, its members and friends. Events may be sponsored by the Society, Held at a Society property, or neither but of interest.

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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Historic Meeker House - Historic Home - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Meeker Homestead Museum of the Delaware County Historical Society Open Sunday from 2pm to 5pm Sundays thru December 15 then closed for a Winter Recess. The winter recess is a time for curator Benny Shoults to implement new exhibits and other improvements to the museum. After the Winter Recess, The Museum will re-open in […]

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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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The Giving Tree - Christmas 2019 - Hair Studio Window - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to present a Sidewalk Exhibit of Delaware History:Christmas 2019 – The Giving Tree The Sandusky Street display window of The Hair Studio presents a Christmas Window – The Giving Tree. The new window display features: A Giving Tree filled with personalized golden stars bearing the names of major […]

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DCHS conducts tours of the old Delaware jail Special to The Gazette – delnews@aimmediamidwest.com Posted on November 6, 2019 by JOSHUA KEERAN On Saturday, Oct. 26, the Delaware County Historical Society held its third annual guided tour of the old Delaware County Jail and Sheriff’s Residence in Delaware, located at 20 W. Central Ave. Despite […]

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On a brisk November Saturday (Nov 2nd), twenty- four student members of the Rutherford B. Hayes High School National Honor Society arrived at the Delaware County Historical Society to clean up the historical center grounds.  They joined three Historical Society volunteers including Roger Koch, Ralph Au, and Susan Logan.  Together the volunteers raked, gathered, and […]

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Victorian Christmas Open House - Nash House - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society invites you to experience a Victorian Christmas Open House at Delaware’s historic Nash House Victorian Christmas Open House Hours December 7th (Sat) 2:00 – 5:00pm 8th (Sun) 3:30pm – 5:30pm Victorian Christmas Open House Nash House Museum157 East William St – Delaware OH Click For Directions to the Nash House […]

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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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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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