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Captures mention of The Society, its board, staff, volunteers, and members in public media such as newspapers, magazines, or online media such as Facebook. Each post should include attribution and a link(if possible) to the original source.

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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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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The Delaware Gazette 12th Annual (2020) Readers’ Choice Poll Has voted The Barn at Stratford #1 Wedding Venue (again) #1 Meeting Venue #1 Banquet/Reception Facility The Barn at Stratford and the Delaware County Historical Society are honored by the Delaware Gazette Readers’ Choice 2020 poll awarding us the top Banquet/Reception Facility, top Meeting Venue, and […]

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Project to Document COVID-19 Pandemic May 27, 2020 by JOSHUA KEERAN The Delaware County Historical Society is asking county residents to be a part of a special project created to capture COVID-19 pandemic experiences for future generations. “The pandemic is having lasting repercussions in our own community and each person’s story adds a unique thread […]

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Capturing History - COVID-19

Capturing the history of the COVID-19 Pandemicfor future generations May 16, 2020From Glad You Asked by Nicole Fowles Nicole Fowles is Delaware County District Library’s director and communications manager. Her weekly library-oriented column, “Glad You Asked,” is featured weekly in the Delaware Gazette One project that DCDL is working on while we’re at home is […]

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Bicentennial Barn - McCammon Creek Park

McCammon Creek Park is the name of the newest property for Preservation Parks of Delaware County. March 17, 2020 by GARY BUDZAK The PPDC Board unanimously approved the name change at its meeting Friday at Hogback Ridge. McCammon Creek Park is near the Alum Creek Reservoir in Orange Township. The park consists of three areas, […]

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Delaware Map 1816

Delaware On The Map: The Beginning March 9, 2020 original post This spring, we begin a new series, “Delaware On The Map,” which looks at how local history is revealed on maps — maps of the area, county, and nation. Students of local lore will know that the city of Delaware had its origins in […]

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Good Day Columbus Cam Around Town: Delaware Community Spotlight On Friday, February 28, 2020, Cameron Fontana and his crew came to Delaware Ohio to show Central Ohio some of the great things going on in Delaware County. The broadcast included three segments at Delaware County Historical Society facilities. Cam with Curator Maggie Webb at the […]

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Woodward Library Program

February 21, 2020 by Glenn Battishill Fourth grade students at Woodward Elementary in Delaware conducted unusual research in the library this week while taking part in a scavenger hunt designed to teach them about local black historical figures. The project was led by English learners teacher Breanne Reamsnider and was the result of a partnership […]

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