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Early Delaware County Inhabitants - Brent Carson with Jim Siler as Gunsmith

The Delaware County Historical Society Curriculum Support Committee announces a new program for elementary students about the early Delaware County Inhabitants Early Settlers and the American Indian in Delaware County. The initial programs were presented on Nov 21 and 22 to about 140 students, teachers and parent chaperones from Delaware City’s Schultz Elementary School. The […]

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Historic Meeker House - Historic Home - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Meeker Homestead Museum of the Delaware County Historical Society Open Sunday from 2pm to 5pm Sundays thru December 15 then closed for a Winter Recess. The winter recess is a time for curator Benny Shoults to implement new exhibits and other improvements to the museum. After the Winter Recess, The Museum will re-open in […]

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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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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 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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