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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.

Newspapers Exhibit - In The Media - Delaware Gazette

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! By D. Anthony Botkin  Published & Posted on July 14, 2018 “The Newspapers of Delaware County,” an exhibit presented by The Delaware County Historical Society, will open Sunday, July 15, in the Meeker Homestead Museum. The exhibit opens the pages of 200 years of chronicled history that was provided […]

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The Delaware Gazette 2018 Readers’ Choice Poll has voted The Barn at Stratford #1 Wedding Venue #1 Meeting Venue #2 Banquet (again)     The Barn at Stratford and the Delaware County Historical Society are honored by the Delaware Gazette Reader’s Choice Poll voting us a winning Banquet/Reception Facility. Venue Manager, Connie Hoffman and her […]

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A road trip through Ohio’s presidential past Posted on Saturday, July 16, 2016 by CNN in Election While this year’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland will certainly be memorable, Ohio already has a remarkable presidential pedigree. The state lays claim to eight former U.S. presidents — seven Republicans and one Whig, a predecessor to the […]

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Students create historical model By Glenn Battishill – gbattishill@aimmediamidwest.com Hayes High School art students in John Scott’s art class have spent the last several months building and detailing a model of a 18th century Native American village that once existed in Delaware. Scott said last fall, Delaware County Historical Society President Emeritus Brent Carson contacted […]

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The crew of Out n About Columbus, a TV 6 WSYX program, visited The Barn at Stratford for an interview with Connie Hoffman, Venue Manager. Connie Hoffman has extensive experience as business manager and manager events. She created and operated several businesses in Delaware. Connie managed the big event tent at the Delaware County Fair […]

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The Underground Railroad in Delaware County: Past and Present Bryant Somerville This story is about a house. Jennie Reed’s house. “I love that about the house,” she said. She’s been living in her Delaware County home for almost a year. She’s a retired teacher of 31 years who loves history and now lives in it. […]

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By Thomas Gallick ThisWeekNEWS.COM Historical society hosts appraiser to contemplate folks’ attic finds Steve Bemiller visited the Delaware County Historical Society earlier this month to help guests figure out the answer to a common question: Is it a valuable antique, or is it just old? Bemiller, who recently retired after a 45-year career at Garth’s […]

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Collectors dismantling prefab Delaware gas station from 1920s to preserve it By Dean Narciso  The Columbus Dispatch –  Jan 29, 2018 DELAWARE — The gazebo-shaped structure always seemed a bit of an outcast compared with the other buildings nearby: the towering grain elevator, the train depot and assorted bars east of town. And that’s what […]

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Building is ‘a dream come true’ for Sheets family By D. Anthony Botkin – abotkin@aimmediamidwest.com Trustees, in front a crowd of about 100 township residents, dedicated the $1.4 million Brown Township Hall on Sunday.  Charles and Betty Sheets, who donated $1.1 million for the construction of the new hall, were the honored guests. “As I […]

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Delaware Ohio was featured on the WOSU Columbus Neighborhood program. “Halloween in Columbus” which aired on October 26,2017 included the Northwest Neighborhood Association’s Ghost Walk. Our very own board president Brent Carson is the “video star” of the segment. Halloween in Columbus Join us for a look at Halloween in Columbus. We’ll tour an old […]

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