The Delaware County Historical Society will conductTours of Historic Stratford Mill TownRecognised on the National Register of Historic Places Sunday, August 11th From 2 :00- 5:00 Barn at Stratford About the Tour This tour will include 10 stops at historic buildings in the Stratford Mill Town. It provides the opportunity to learn the history of […]Continue Reading...
The Delaware County Historical Society will hostBoomerang History – Delaware Connection and Demonstrationby Chet Snouffer – International Boomerang Throwing Champion Sunday, July 14th Starting at 6:00 pm Barn at StratfordMeeker Lawn About the Program Chet will be talking about the art, sport, science and history of the boomerang. You will also learn about the role Delaware, […]Continue Reading...
The Delaware County Historical Societypresents Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass was a runaway slave, self-educated man, author, noted speaker, activist in civil rights and human rights, and the first black man to hold high office in the US Government. Frederick Douglass in Delaware Ohio June 6, 1856 – Speaking at Templar Hall (Kern Building) November 20, […]Continue Reading...
The Delaware County Historical Society presents a local history program World Wide Games of Delaware Ohio The story of a local company who established a national reputation for creating enduring FUN! May 16st Thursday Starting at 7pm The Barn at Stratford Presenter Steve Schmitt, and a special guest Steve Schmitt, Historical Society volunteer, interviewed Mary […]Continue Reading...
The Delaware County Historical SocietypresentsThe story of a courageous and ambitious young African American man born in 1871 and raised in Delaware Ohio. At the young age of 17, he started a school that was called “The Place of Knowledge for Old and Young”. That man is Elmer Washington Bryant Curry and his school was […]Continue Reading...
The Delaware County Historical Societypresents Fighting for Freedom: The United States Colored Troops in the Civil War Anthony Gibbs, Local History Department Manager at The Ohio History Connection, and Traveling Artist March 21st Thursday Starting at 7pm William St. U.M. Church Delaware About the Program The program is a visit with a civil war soldier […]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...
The Delaware County Historical Society Invites You to attend a Victorian Christmas Open House Saturday December 1st 2018 2-5pm Sunday December 2nd 2:00-5:30pm Nash House Museum 157 East William St – Delaware OH This event is open to the public and is a Free Event! Victorian Christmas Open House Come wander through a 19th Century […]Continue Reading...
The Delaware County Historical Society presents The Spanish Flu Epidemic and Early 20th Century Medicine in Delawareby Alice Frazier and Steve Shaw Wednesday, October 10 at 7pm in The Barn at Stratford The Spanish flu Epidemic of 1918, 100 years ago, the spread around the world and over an 18-month period: Infected an estimated 500 […]Continue Reading...