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Moon Landing 50th - Hair Studio

The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to present a Sidewalk Exhibit of Delaware History:The Moon Landing 50th Anniversary The Sandusky Street display window of The Hair Studio presents artifacts, photographs, and articles remembering The First Moon Landing 50 years ago Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two humans on the Moon. […]

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Stratford Mill Town - M E Church - Delaware County Histrorical Society - Delaware Ohio

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 […]

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Boomerang - Chet Snouffer - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

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, […]

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Frederick Douglass - History Program - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

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, […]

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Banquet in the Barn - Delaware County Historical Society - Barn at Stratford - Delaware Ohio

Banquet in the Barnan Evening of Living History is a “Fun” Raiser to celebrate the Grand Reopening of the 1840s Barn at Stratford. Date and Time Friday June 28, 2019 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT LocationThe Barn at Stratford2690 Stratford RoadDelaware Ohio Come join us at the Banquet in the Barn as we celebrate […]

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World Wide Games - Delaware Ohio - Steve Schmitt - Mary Lea Bailey - local history Program - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

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 […]

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Meeker Museum - Great Beginnings - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society announces the 2019 opening of our Meeker Homestead Museum with a new exhibit Delaware County Great Beginnings The stories of six people who had their beginnings in Delaware, Ohio Meeker Homestead Museum Exhibit opens April 28th 2019 Museum and Exhibit open Sundays only from 2pm – 5pm “Great Beginnings” features […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society announces the addition of History in Your Own Backyard website to our History Websites page. History in Your Own Backyard hosts digital videos of “Hidden Treasures” – old buildings and bridges from around the country. Satolli Glassmeyer grew up in the Price Hill/Western Hills area of Cincinnati, Ohio.  As a […]

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History Summer Camps - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

It’s a Summer of History Camps for Kids! Adventures in Archaeology for students When Hours For: Monday, July 29 – Friday, August 2 Daily9 am – 4 pm StudentsAge 8 to 14Limited Space This Summer Camp will be managed by Ohio Valley Archaeology Inc. Children will discover the secrets in the soil on the grounds […]

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Posted on July 12, 2017 by Delaware Gazette Every once in a great while, you have to clean out your bookcase. It’s good to be able to read all the titles by tilting your head to the right and having all the books in order. When you start laying books on top of the books […]

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