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 […]Continue Reading...
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. […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...