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Little Brown Jug Way - Honorary Street Sign

POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 BY DELAWARE GAZETTEBy Dillon Davis – cdavis@aimmediamidwest.com Although the 75th running of the Little Brown Jug will be run today with little fanfare as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the race’s importance to the community is not wavering. On Saturday, the race was immortalized at the Delaware County Fairgrounds with the honorary […]

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Little Brown Jug Historic Marker

POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 19, 2020 BY JOSHUA KEERANSpecial to The Gazette – delnews@aimmediamidwest.com Over the last year, volunteers at the Delaware County Historical Society (DCHS) have been working on an oral history project to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the running of the Little Brown Jug harness race. Hundreds of hours were spent interviewing people associated with the […]

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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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Brent Carson as William Little at Meyers Inn Sunbury

POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 3, 2020 BY JOSHUA KEERAN Special to The Gazette – delnews@aimmediamidwest.com SUNBURY — Brent Carson as William Little recently visited the Myers Inn Museum in Sunbury to visit with Eliza Myers (widow of Lawrence Myers, a co-founder of Sunbury). William entertained Eliza by remembering the whos and whats of Delaware. This meeting been filmed and is […]

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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 Powell Liberty Historical Society is happy to announce that our programs and events are returning after a long hiatus due to the COVID 19 pandemic. Our next event will be an added Downtown Powell Walking Tour A SELL OUT – Monday, July 13, 2020, 7:00 PM at Martin-Perry House Monday, August 10, 2020, 7:00 PM […]

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Landmarks Of Delaware County: Slocum Hall By: 1808Delaware   28 JUN , 2020   original post One of the historic gems on the campus of Ohio Wesleyan University is gaining new shine these days. The University is undertaking an $11-million project to renovate Slocum Hall, including the restoration of its iconic Reading Room and its 70-foot-by-20-foot leaded glass […]

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The Meeker Homestead Museum of the Delaware County Historical Society Re-Opens July 8, 2020 By Reservation Only. After an extended winter recess due to Covid-19, the Meeker Homestead Museum will again welcome visitors. The historical Forrest Meeker 1823 home has a new featured exhibit and much more. In compliance with the Responsible Restart Ohio, the […]

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The Big Give 2020 - Delaware County Historical Society

Support the Delaware County Historical Society during The Big Give 2020 on June 10-11th. By donating through the Columbus Foundation, your gift will be boosted on a pro-rata basis thanks to a $1 million+ Bonus Pool made possible by generous donors and corporate sponsors. All donations will be amplified and all credit card fees will […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to present a Sidewalk Exhibit of Delaware History:Connecting Threads The Sandusky Street display window of The Hair Studio presents: Connecting Threads: The importance of early weaving and quilt making in Delaware County As we wander Delaware County today, we encounter many sheep farms. That was also true hundreds […]

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