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October 11, 2019 By David Hejmanowski – Contributing columnist David Hejmanowski is judge of the Probate/Juvenile Division of the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Delaware County Historical Society. “It came to me that the youth must be trained to work. They should know honest […]

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Delaware County Historian - Packard Architecture

Click logo to view/download entire issue Index to Articles Click title below to view article  Packard’s Architecture Left Mark on Delaware Director’s Column: 2019 New Beginnings Greenwood Lake Was A Destination Spot in the 1800s Stratford Community Tour Moon Landing Captivated Delaware In 1969 Cryder’s New Look Enjoy reading The Delaware County Historian? Society members […]

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E.W.B. Curry honored by Delaware City On Wednesday, Oct. 9, the City of Delaware unveiled an honorary street sign commemorating the life and work of Elmer Washington Bryant Curry (1871-1930), who was the first African American teacher in Delaware and founder of the Curry Institute. The honorary street sign was installed on Wednesday, Oct. 9, […]

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2019 Delaware County Fair - Delaware County Historical Society - Fair Booth - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Fair 2019 is here again and the Delaware County Historical Society has a great new booth exhibit: School Days One Room Schools and Early Education The exhibit included photographs of one-room schoolhouses, or its location, the Brent Carson and Brad Cowan captured on their mission to find as many of the 200 […]

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Old Jail Tours - Historic Property - Sheriff's Residence and Jail - Delaware Ohio - Delaware County Historical Society

The Delaware County Historical Society has arranged to offer Old Jail Tours at the historic Delaware County Sheriff’s Residence and Jail Saturday, October 26, 2019  2 – 4 pmat the historic Delaware County Sheriff’s Residence and Jail20 West Central St, Delaware OhioTour Leaders: Brent Carson and Dave Hejmanowski Guided tours of our iconic historic jail […]

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Oak Grove Cemetery Walk 2019

The Delaware County Historical Society will conduct walks through our history and people on anOak Grove Cemetery Walk Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 Starting at 1:00pm, Last Tour 4:00pm Meet the citizens from Delaware’s past.  Costumed interpreters will share their stories at tombstones throughout the cemetery. You won’t want to miss this completely NEW tour.  New […]

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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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Little Brown Jug Program - Jay Wolf - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

Jug Day as much about history, community as harness racing By Dean Narciso  The Columbus Dispatch –  Sep 16, 2019 DELAWARE — To truly understand the lore of the Little Brown Jug, you should listen to the old-timers, those who were there at the beginning. Their stories, passed through generations, are the foundation of the […]

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Hayes Coming Home - Hair Studio Window - Local History Display - Delaware County Historical Society Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to present a Sidewalk Exhibit of Delaware History:Rutherford B. Hayes Coming Home The Sandusky Street display window of The Hair Studio supports the upcoming unveiling of the Rutherford B. Hayes Statue Hayes Statue Unveiling Friday, October 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm, which celebrates the 197th anniversary of his birthday. The […]

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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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