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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 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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Banquet in the Barn - Delaware County Historical Society - Barn at Stratford - Delaware Ohio

Banquet in the Barnan Evening of Living History is a “Fun” Raiser to celebrate the Grand Reopening of the 1840s Barn at Stratford. Date and Time Friday June 28, 2019 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT LocationThe Barn at Stratford2690 Stratford RoadDelaware Ohio Come join us at the Banquet in the Barn as we celebrate […]

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Meeker Museum - Great Beginnings - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society announces the 2019 opening of our Meeker Homestead Museum with a new exhibit Delaware County Great Beginnings The stories of six people who had their beginnings in Delaware, Ohio Meeker Homestead Museum Exhibit opens April 28th 2019 Museum and Exhibit open Sundays only from 2pm – 5pm “Great Beginnings” features […]

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History Summer Camps - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

It’s a Summer of History Camps for Kids! Adventures in Archaeology for students When Hours For: Monday, July 29 – Friday, August 2 Daily9 am – 4 pm StudentsAge 8 to 14Limited Space This Summer Camp will be managed by Ohio Valley Archaeology Inc. Children will discover the secrets in the soil on the grounds […]

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New Signage - The Barn at Stratford - Meeker Homestead - Delaware Ohio

The Barn at Stratford, historic Event Venue, and Meeker Homestead have beautiful new signage along Stratford Road and US Route 23 The Stratford campus of The Delaware County Historical Society has six beautifully landscaped acres and is comprised of: Meeker Homestead Museum – the 1820s home of Forrest and Patience Meeker transformed into a Delaware […]

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Gazette Celebrates 200 years - Newspaper - Local History - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware Gazette celebrates 200 years of reporting Delaware History by publishing a special section “2019 Progress” “2019 Progress” , a special section of the Delaware Gazette, chronicles 200 years of Delaware County history in stories, photos and advertisements. 2019 Progress” features stories about local businesses and organizations that have historic roots in those 200 […]

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After sixty four years, Garth’s Auctions has left The Barn at Stratford. Garth’s Auctions was founded by Garth Oberlander in 1954.             Garth recognized that his company was larger than any one personality, and in 1967 he enlisted Tom and Carolyn Porter to help him grow. Years later in fine […]

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  The Delaware County Historical Society will present “Band at the Barn” Thursday, August 16 at 7pm Featuring: The Delaware Community Concert Band at The Meeker Homestead, 2690 Stratford Rd. Delaware The Program The Delaware Community Concert Band, under the direction of Anne Brandyberry, will perform a variety of selections, including music from “The Lord […]

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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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