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The Delaware County Historical Society February Black History Month Program: Hidden CommunitiesAfrican Americans in Ohio February 19th Wednesday Starting at 7pm The Barn at Stratford Hidden Communities: Discovering African American History in Rural Ohio The Society has been identifying and sharing the history of hidden communities in Delaware County – Lucy Depp, Africa, Delaware’s 2nd […]

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Early Delaware County Inhabitants - Brent Carson with Jim Siler as Gunsmith

The Delaware County Historical Society Curriculum Support Committee announces a new program for elementary students about the early Delaware County Inhabitants Early Settlers and the American Indian in Delaware County. The initial programs were presented on Nov 21 and 22 to about 140 students, teachers and parent chaperones from Delaware City’s Schultz Elementary School. The […]

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Historic Meeker House - Historic Home - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Meeker Homestead Museum of the Delaware County Historical Society Open Sunday from 2pm to 5pm Sundays thru December 15 then closed for a Winter Recess. The winter recess is a time for curator Benny Shoults to implement new exhibits and other improvements to the museum. After the Winter Recess, The Museum will re-open in […]

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Last Covered Bridge - Chambers Road - Delaware Ohio - local history program - Delaware County Historical Society

The Delaware County Historical Society January Local History Program: Delaware County’s Last Covered BridgeA program about a vanishing heritage The Last Covered Bridge in Delaware County January 15th Wednesday Starting at 7pm The Barn at Stratford Presented by David Simmons David Simmons is an advocate, photographer, author, contributor, and speaker on Covered Bridges. He is […]

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The Giving Tree - Christmas 2019 - Hair Studio Window - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to present a Sidewalk Exhibit of Delaware History:Christmas 2019 – The Giving Tree The Sandusky Street display window of The Hair Studio presents a Christmas Window – The Giving Tree. The new window display features: A Giving Tree filled with personalized golden stars bearing the names of major […]

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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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