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Meeker Homestead Museum

The Delaware County Historical Society is announcing plans to reopen on July 8 The Delaware County Historical Society will reopen on Wednesday, July 8, after nearly four months of temporary closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Opening will be the Cryder Historical Center including the Research Library and the Nash House Museum as well as […]

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The Meeker Homestead Museum of the Delaware County Historical Society Re-Opens July 8, 2020 By Reservation Only. After an extended winter recess due to Covid-19, the Meeker Homestead Museum will again welcome visitors. The historical Forrest Meeker 1823 home has a new featured exhibit and much more. In compliance with the Responsible Restart Ohio, the […]

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The Big Give 2020 - Delaware County Historical Society

Support the Delaware County Historical Society during The Big Give 2020 on June 10-11th. By donating through the Columbus Foundation, your gift will be boosted on a pro-rata basis thanks to a $1 million+ Bonus Pool made possible by generous donors and corporate sponsors. All donations will be amplified and all credit card fees will […]

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

As the stewards of our county’s history, we know that history is being made during these extraordinary days. We are observing with Governor DeWine’s “Stay at Home” order, and mass gathering ban to ensure safety to our employees, volunteers, visitors, and event participants. This required: Cancellation of our programs Postponement of the opening of the […]

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Postponed

Due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Ohio, Governor DeWine has just issued a ban on community gatherings of 100 people or more. Because we typically have more than 100 people at our programs, the History of the Columbus Zoo program, scheduled for Wednesday, March 18th, will be postponed to a yet, undetermined […]

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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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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 SocietyIs closed for a Winter Recess/COVID-19. The winter recess is a time for curator Benny Shoults to implement new exhibits and other improvements to the museum. The Museum will re-open in July 8th,2020.  New Featured Exhibits for 2020 “The Journey to Delaware” An exhibition that explores […]

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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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