The Delaware County Historical Society has arranged to offer Old Jail Tours at the historic Delaware County Sheriff’s Residence and Jail Saturday, October 26, 2019 2 – 4 pmat the historic Delaware County Sheriff’s Residence and Jail20 West Central St, Delaware OhioTour Leaders: Brent Carson and Dave Hejmanowski Guided tours of our iconic historic jail […]Continue Reading...
The Delaware County Historical Society will conduct walks through our history and people on anOak Grove Cemetery Walk Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 Starting at 1:00pm, Last Tour 4:00pm 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 tour. New […]Continue Reading...
Jug Day as much about history, community as harness racing By Dean Narciso The Columbus Dispatch – Sep 16, 2019 DELAWARE — To truly understand the lore of the Little Brown Jug, you should listen to the old-timers, those who were there at the beginning. Their stories, passed through generations, are the foundation of the […]Continue Reading...
The Delaware County Historical Society presents Little Brown Jug Memories Delaware’s Famous Harness Race Sept 12th Thursday Open at 6pmStart at 7pm The Barn at Stratford Organized by the LBJ Oral History Project About Little Brown Jug Memories Part I – Hearing Their Memories Two presenters, Roger Huston, the long-time announcer, and Jay Wolf, unofficial […]Continue Reading...
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...