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DCHS conducts tours of the old Delaware jail Special to The Gazette – delnews@aimmediamidwest.com Posted on November 6, 2019 by JOSHUA KEERAN On Saturday, Oct. 26, the Delaware County Historical Society held its third annual guided tour of the old Delaware County Jail and Sheriff’s Residence in Delaware, located at 20 W. Central Ave. Despite […]

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On a brisk November Saturday (Nov 2nd), twenty- four student members of the Rutherford B. Hayes High School National Honor Society arrived at the Delaware County Historical Society to clean up the historical center grounds.  They joined three Historical Society volunteers including Roger Koch, Ralph Au, and Susan Logan.  Together the volunteers raked, gathered, and […]

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Victorian Christmas Open House - Nash House - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society invites you to experience a Victorian Christmas Open House at Delaware’s historic Nash House Victorian Christmas Open House Hours December 7th (Sat) 2:00 – 5:00pm 8th (Sun) 3:30pm – 5:30pm Victorian Christmas Open House Nash House Museum157 East William St – Delaware OH Click For Directions to the Nash House […]

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Historic Marker - Harlem Twp Ohio - Delaware County

Harlem Township Heritage would like to invite you to the dedication ceremony of an Ohio Historic Marker honoring Richard W. Thompson, Revolutionary War Fife Major and Drum Major who was also Master Musician of the Ohio Militia during the War of 1812. Richard W. Thompson, Revolutionary War Fife Major and Drum Major who was also […]

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Tom Burns - Hiram Perkins

The 2019 Annual Meeting of theDelaware County Historical SocietyWednesday, November 13thwill be held at The Barn at StratfordDoors will open at 6:30pm, the meeting will be called to order at 7:00pm. The 2019 Annual Meeting will include: Welcome Summary Review of the Society’s activities for the year Report on Society Finances Recognition of Board of […]

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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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