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The Delaware Gazette 12th Annual (2020) Readers’ Choice Poll Has voted The Barn at Stratford #1 Wedding Venue (again) #1 Meeting Venue #1 Banquet/Reception Facility The Barn at Stratford and the Delaware County Historical Society are honored by the Delaware Gazette Readers’ Choice 2020 poll awarding us the top Banquet/Reception Facility, top Meeting Venue, and […]

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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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The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to present a Sidewalk Exhibit of Delaware History:Connecting Threads The Sandusky Street display window of The Hair Studio presents: Connecting Threads: The importance of early weaving and quilt making in Delaware County As we wander Delaware County today, we encounter many sheep farms. That was also true hundreds […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society Presents a Virtual ProgramArchaeology along the Olentangy June 17, 2020Wednesday 7:00pm – 8:30 pm Virtual Program Archaeology in theOlentangy River Valley and Stratford Area Dr. Burks will talk about local archaeology sites like Worthington Works, Orange Township Works, and the Holder-Wright Group. He will also review an archaeological site located […]

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Project to Document COVID-19 Pandemic May 27, 2020 by JOSHUA KEERAN The Delaware County Historical Society is asking county residents to be a part of a special project created to capture COVID-19 pandemic experiences for future generations. “The pandemic is having lasting repercussions in our own community and each person’s story adds a unique thread […]

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Capturing History - COVID-19

Capturing the history of the COVID-19 Pandemicfor future generations May 16, 2020From Glad You Asked by Nicole Fowles Nicole Fowles is Delaware County District Library’s director and communications manager. Her weekly library-oriented column, “Glad You Asked,” is featured weekly in the Delaware Gazette One project that DCDL is working on while we’re at home is […]

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Route 36 Book Cover

The Delaware County Historical Society Presents a Virtual ProgramRoute 36: Ohio to Colorado – America’s Heartland Highway May 13, 2020Wednesday Starting at 7pm Virtual Program Route 36: Ohio to Colorado – America’s Heartland Highway EVERYONE KNOWS about Route 66. Now it’s time to discover the nextGreat American Road Trip—Route 36   Tracing a path from the […]

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Spring Plant and Flower Sale supporting The Delaware County Historical Society Jump Start Your Spring Look Orders will be delivered to The Barn at Stratford 2690 Stratford RdDelaware, OH 43015 ALL ORDERS MUST BE PICKED UP Friday May 15, between 1:00 – 4:00pm Social Distance & Contact-Fee Pick-up Orders will be sorted by the customer’s […]

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When I came to Powell, Delaware County Ohio in 1987, The newspapers would mention “The Old Powell School”. I looked around town and the only building I found that looked like it might be an old school was a two-story brick building on Liberty St just south of Olentangy Street. It wasn’t until a developer […]

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