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Collins Banks Store - Delaware Ohio - Second Ward

Who established Delaware County? How did different cultures blend to form Delaware County? Eleven local reenactors will bring Delaware County history to life as they tell their stories gathered from primary resources. Hear the recollections of William Little, Laura Carpenter, Rev. James Finley, Mrs. Moses Byxbe, and Benjamin Franklin Thomas. You will also hear the story of Africa Ohio, Drake’s Defeat, and see some examples of American Indian games. Viewers will also learn a dance inspired by the traditions of the Lenni Lenape. Finally, tap into your curiosity as you view artifacts from the period.

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Entrance to Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and Zoombezi Bay adventure park

Who established Delaware County? How did different cultures blend to form Delaware County? Eleven local reenactors will bring Delaware County history to life as they tell their stories gathered from primary resources. Hear the recollections of William Little, Laura Carpenter, Rev. James Finley, Mrs. Moses Byxbe, and Benjamin Franklin Thomas. You will also hear the story of Africa Ohio, Drake’s Defeat, and see some examples of American Indian games. Viewers will also learn a dance inspired by the traditions of the Lenni Lenape. Finally, tap into your curiosity as you view artifacts from the period.

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Delawarre County's Early Settlers & American Indians - Program

Who established Delaware County? How did different cultures blend to form Delaware County? Eleven local reenactors will bring Delaware County history to life as they tell their stories gathered from primary resources. Hear the recollections of William Little, Laura Carpenter, Rev. James Finley, Mrs. Moses Byxbe, and Benjamin Franklin Thomas. You will also hear the story of Africa Ohio, Drake’s Defeat, and see some examples of American Indian games. Viewers will also learn a dance inspired by the traditions of the Lenni Lenape. Finally, tap into your curiosity as you view artifacts from the period.

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Lucy Depp Park - Depp Settlement - Community

The Delaware County Historical Society presents The History of the Lucy Depp Settlement Historic Community February is Black History Month Celebrating Black History MonthThe History of the first Black-Owned farm in Delaware County and part of the Underground Railroad – Lucy Depp Settlement. February 18, 2021Thursday 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Virtual via Zoom and […]

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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 January 12, 2021Tuesday 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Virtual via Zoom and Facebook A panel discussion featuring conversations about Rutherford B. Hayes and the Compromise of 1877. About The Panel: Moderated by Bill Rietz, former social […]

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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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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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The Delaware County Historical Society presents Little Brown Jug Program Featuring Jay Wolf and Roger Huston with Richard Leavy as moderator About Little Brown Jug Program Moderator Richard Leavy introduces the program. Two presenters, Roger Huston, the long-time announcer, and Jay Wolf, the unofficial historian of the race, will describe their experiences and comment on […]

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Womens Suffrage - Salem Ohio Convention

The Delaware County Historical Society Presents a Virtual ProgramWomen’s Suffrage in Delaware County Ohio This program celebrates the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment. August 26th was selected as the date for the program because it is the actual date the amendment was certified by U.S. Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby, and women finally achieved […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society Presents a Virtual ProgramArchaeology along the Olentangy June 17, 2020Wednesday 7:00pm – 8:30 pm Virtual Program Archaeology in theOlentangy River Valley and Stratford Area Dr. Burks will talk about local archaeology sites like Worthington Works, Orange Township Works, and the Holder-Wright Group. He will also review an archaeological site located […]

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