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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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Route 36 Book Cover

The Delaware County Historical Society Presents a Virtual ProgramRoute 36: Ohio to Colorado – America’s Heartland Highway May 13, 2020Wednesday Starting at 7pm Virtual Program Route 36: Ohio to Colorado – America’s Heartland Highway EVERYONE KNOWS about Route 66. Now it’s time to discover the nextGreat American Road Trip—Route 36   Tracing a path from the […]

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Methodist Theological School - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society presents Methodist Theological SchoolFounding and HistoryPresented by Benjamin Hall, Jeff Jaynes, and Diane Lobody Starting at 7:00 pm Methodist Theological School About the Program Presented by: Benjamin Hall, Jeff Jaynes, and Diane Lobody Speakers from The Methodist Theological School of Ohio (MTSO) will enlighten us to the founding and history […]

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New Signage - The Barn at Stratford - Meeker Homestead - Delaware Ohio

As the stewards of our county’s history, we know that history is being made during these extraordinary days. We are observing with Governor DeWine’s “Stay at Home” order, and mass gathering ban to ensure safety to our employees, volunteers, visitors, and event participants. This required: Cancellation of our programs Postponement of the opening of the […]

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Postponed

Due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Ohio, Governor DeWine has just issued a ban on community gatherings of 100 people or more. Because we typically have more than 100 people at our programs, the History of the Columbus Zoo program, scheduled for Wednesday, March 18th, will be postponed to a yet, undetermined […]

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Columbus Zoo logo - Powell - Delaware County Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society presents:The History of The Columbus Zoo In 1927, the Columbus City Council voted to create a zoo to house reindeer that were purchased for a hugely successful Columbus Dispatch Christmas promotion.  A 6-acre tract of land was purchased on the O’Shaughnessy reservoir that became the home of the Columbus Zoo.  […]

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Underground Railroard - History Program - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society presents an encore of the selloutVoices of the Underground RailroadA Reader’s Theater March 1st Sunday Starting at 1:30pm The Barn at Stratford 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 (UGRR) […]

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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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