Landmarks Of Delaware County: Slocum Hall By: 1808Delaware 28 JUN , 2020 original post One of the historic gems on the campus of Ohio Wesleyan University is gaining new shine these days. The University is undertaking an $11-million project to renovate Slocum Hall, including the restoration of its iconic Reading Room and its 70-foot-by-20-foot leaded glass […]Continue Reading...
McCammon Creek Park is the name of the newest property for Preservation Parks of Delaware County. March 17, 2020 by GARY BUDZAK The PPDC Board unanimously approved the name change at its meeting Friday at Hogback Ridge. McCammon Creek Park is near the Alum Creek Reservoir in Orange Township. The park consists of three areas, […]Continue Reading...
The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to present New Shelving at our Cryder Research Library At the heart of the Cryder Research Library is the society’s collection of Delaware County History research papers, reference works, and books. Many of these resources are the work of society volunteers combing newspapers and government records to make […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 By D. Anthony Botkin firstname.lastname@example.org 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 […]Continue Reading...
A contingent from The Delaware County Historical Society attended the 2019 Statehood Day activities at the Ohio Statehouse on February 27, 2019. In addition to celebrating Ohio’s 216th Anniversary as a state, they came to receive a “Big Check” as one of the grant recipients from the Ohio History Fund. Ohio History Fund Grant The […]Continue Reading...
‘Virginia’ retires to easy life By D. Anthony Botkin – | The Delaware Gazette The Delaware County Historical Society’s Meeker Homestead Museum staff took receipt of a restored, bright red, 25-horsepower, 1941 Farmall ‘H’ tractor named Virginia Tuesday that once plowed the fields of the Lehner Family Farm in Radnor. The tractor was purchased from […]Continue Reading...