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Delawarre County's Early Settlers & American Indians - Program

The Delaware County Historical Society presents Delaware Cultural Communities:Early Delaware County SettlersandAmerican Indians (1770-1850) Delaware Cultural Communities: Early Delaware County Settlers and American Indians (1770-1850) Who established Delaware County? How did different cultures blend to form Delaware County? Eleven local reenactors will bring Delaware County history to life as they tell their stories gathered from […]

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Delaware County History Network

Big Walnut Area Historical SocietyMyers Inn Museum45 S Columbus St, Sunburywww.bigwalnuthistory.org  “Walk Around Sunbury Square”, with Polly Horn Mar 15, 7:00 – Virtual “Battle of Ft Sumter: First Shots of the Civil War”, by Van Long  YouTube Program @ http://BigWalnutHistory.org Delaware County Historical SocietyMeeker Homestead MuseumThe Barn at Stratford2690 Stratford Rd., Delaware www.delawareohiohistory.org Mar 25, 7:00 – […]

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Lucy Depp Park - Depp Settlement - Community

The Delaware County Historical Society presents The History of the Lucy Depp Settlement Historic Community February is Black History Month Celebrating Black History MonthThe History of the first Black-Owned farm in Delaware County and part of the Underground Railroad – Lucy Depp Settlement. The settlement near Shawnee Hills is the first black-owned farm in Delaware county […]

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Delaware County History Network

Look here to find local history programs offered by the member organizations of The Delaware County History Network. click the logo to learn more. February 2021 Programs Big Walnut Area Historical SocietyMyers Inn Museum45 S Columbus St, Sunburywww.bigwalnuthistory.org  “Walk Around Sunbury Square”, with Polly Horn   You Tube Program @ http://BigWalnutHistory.org Delaware County Historical SocietyMeeker Homestead […]

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Sunbury Square - Walk around Sunbury Square - Sunbury Ohio

Walk Around the Sunbury Squarewith Polly Horn, Curator of the Myers Inn Museum Big Walnut Area Historical Society is showing “Walk Around the Square” for the new program beginning this month.  Polly Horn will conduct the virtual tour which she does for Big Walnut 3rd graders. Click on the link on our website at http://BigWalnutHistory.org.  […]

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The Bee Hive - Ghost Sign - Delaware Art Walk

Arts Castle creates Delaware Art Walk Posted on January 15, 2021 by Dillon Davis Entertainment options are in short supply as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on throughout the country, but The Arts Castle has created a safe way to get out and enjoy Delaware’s artistic side with a self-guided art walk through the heart of […]

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Samuel Clemens - Mark Twain

When Delaware County Welcomed: Mark Twain By: 1808Delaware – Dec 16, 2020 – Updated The date was February 10, 1885. That afternoon, three visitors to Delaware exited the train and secured transportation downtown. Making their way to the new City Hall and Opera House, they made their way to the second floor. One of the men […]

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O'Shaughnessy Dam - Delaware County Ohio

Columbus to make electricity again with O’Shaughnessy Dam hydro plant refurbishment Bill Bush  wbush@gannett.com The last flickers of the city of Columbus’ electric-generation program ceased a few years ago when an aging hydropower unit near the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium had finally deteriorated to the point of being shut down. With it’s shuttering, the remnants of the […]

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Depp Cemetery - Aurelius Depp

DEPP CEMETERY HAS ALMOST DISAPPEARED by Carol Kender | January 2021 Many Shawnee Hills Residents are aware of the Lucy Depp community on Harriott Road just north of our village. But a lot do not know the history. Two historical Markers at the barn tell most of the story. But they leave out the fact […]

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Compromise of 1877 Program - - Rutherford B. Hayes - Delawaware County Historical Society

The Delaware County Historical Society presents Perspectives on Rutherford B. Hayes and the Compromise of 1877 About The Program A panel discussion featuring conversations about Rutherford B. Hayes and the Compromise of 1877. About The Panel: Moderated by Bill Rietz, former social studies teacher and chairman of the Rutherford B. Hayes Heritage Fund Committee Stan […]

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