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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.

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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DCHS conducts tours of the old Delaware jail Special to The Gazette – delnews@aimmediamidwest.com Posted on November 6, 2019 by JOSHUA KEERAN On Saturday, Oct. 26, the Delaware County Historical Society held its third annual guided tour of the old Delaware County Jail and Sheriff’s Residence in Delaware, located at 20 W. Central Ave. Despite […]

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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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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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The Delaware Gazette 11th Annual (2019) Readers’ Choice Poll Has voted The Barn at Stratford #1 Wedding Venue (again) #1 Banquet/Reception Facility The Barn at Stratford and the Delaware County Historical Society are honored by the Delaware Gazette Reader’s Choice 2019 poll awarding us the top Banquet/Reception Facility and top Wedding Venue.  Our Venue Team […]

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Joe Dwenger - Volunteer of the Year -2019 Volunteer Recognition - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

by JOSHUA KEERANSpecial to The Gazette view original 2019 Annual Volunteer Recognition Event Approximately 40 volunteers attended the Volunteer Recognition that was held by the Delaware County Historical Society at the Barn at Stratford on April 10. The entertainment for the evening was Steve Ball, a musician from Columbus, who specializes in the music of […]

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019 By D. Anthony Botkin abotkin@aimmediamidwest.com The Ohio History Connection has awarded the Delaware County Historical Society (DCHS) a $6,000 competitive grant to replace old pressboard shelves with archival-quality metal shelving in the Cryder Historical Research Library, 157 E. William St., Delaware. The DCHS was one of 10 historical organizations awarded a […]

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