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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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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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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 […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society held its first Archaeology Summer Camp this August. The program gave the 14 students hands-on experience in Archaeology with professional guidance. Thursday, August 1, 2019 Article & Photosby D. Anthony Botkin abotkin@aimmediamidwest.com Since the beginning of the week, 14 student archaeologists have been engaged in digging holes on the property […]

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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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