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Victorian Christmas Open House - Nash House - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society invites you to experience a Victorian Christmas Open House at Delaware’s historic Nash House Victorian Christmas Open House Hours December 7th (Sat) 2:00 – 5:00pm 8th (Sun) 3:30pm – 5:30pm Victorian Christmas Open House Nash House Museum157 East William St – Delaware OH Click For Directions to the Nash House […]

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Historic Marker - Harlem Twp Ohio - Delaware County

Harlem Township Heritage would like to invite you to the dedication ceremony of an Ohio Historic Marker honoring Richard W. Thompson, Revolutionary War Fife Major and Drum Major who was also Master Musician of the Ohio Militia during the War of 1812. Richard W. Thompson, Revolutionary War Fife Major and Drum Major who was also […]

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E.W.B. Curry honored by Delaware City On Wednesday, Oct. 9, the City of Delaware unveiled an honorary street sign commemorating the life and work of Elmer Washington Bryant Curry (1871-1930), who was the first African American teacher in Delaware and founder of the Curry Institute. The honorary street sign was installed on Wednesday, Oct. 9, […]

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Old Jail Tours - Historic Property - Sheriff's Residence and Jail - Delaware Ohio - Delaware County Historical Society

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 […]

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Oak Grove Cemetery Walk 2019

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 […]

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Meeker Museum - Stratford Exhibit - Columbus Dispatch

Meeker museum exhibit tells history of Delaware County village of Stratford By Steve Stephens   The Columbus Dispatch –  Sep 15, 2019 The Meeker Homestead Museum, in the village of Stratford south of Delaware, is open from 2 to 5 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 15. The exhibit “Stratford: A Mill Town,” explains how the town […]

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Little Brown Jug Program - Jay Wolf - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

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 […]

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Hayes Coming Home - Hair Studio Window - Local History Display - Delaware County Historical Society Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to present a Sidewalk Exhibit of Delaware History:Rutherford B. Hayes Coming Home The Sandusky Street display window of The Hair Studio supports the upcoming unveiling of the Rutherford B. Hayes Statue Hayes Statue Unveiling Friday, October 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm, which celebrates the 197th anniversary of his birthday. The […]

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Stratford Historic Marker

The Meeker Homestead Museum of the Delaware County Historical Society announces the opening of a new exhibit Stratford a Mill Town A fascinating exhibit of how Stratford, Ohio was formed and grew from 1804 through 1902. All from water-powered milling of grain, wool, and manufacturing of paper. The years from 1804 through 1902, the water […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society’s Curriculum Committee stays busy even when school is out, presenting summer programs Delaware’s SACC. Submitted by Karen Hildebrand and Diane Williams The Delaware City Schools invited the Curriculum Committee of the Delaware County Historical Society to be part of the 2019 summer School Age Child Care (SACC).  They presented local […]

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