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By THOMAS GALLICK   THISWEEKNEWS.COM As visitors to the Arts Castle in Delaware walk through the doorway in the coming weeks, they’ll take a step back in time. The Delaware County Cultural Arts Center’s latest exhibit, All the Rage: Art and Fashion in Early Delaware County, runs through April 28 at the Arts Castle, 190 W. […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society and The Arts Castle Joint Project ALL THE RAGE: ART AND FASHION IN EARLY DELAWARE COUNTY The Arts Castle and the Delaware County Historical Society(DCHS) have created a shared exhibit based on the early art in Delaware. This art concept includes clothes, furniture, paintings, needlework, jewelry, children’s items, lithographs and […]

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The Westerville Historical Society presents a Film and Discussion Program: Byrd 1933 Culled from reels of film found in the papers of Admiral Richard E. Byrd and recently preserved by the National Film Preservation Foundation, Byrd 1933 is a glorious cinematic record of the famed explorer’s expeditions.  Through extensive research, filmmaker Pamela I. Theodotou has […]

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Abe Lincoln - History Program - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to present a Civil War era discussion with a key historical figure – President Abe Lincoln (Reenactor John Cooper). A Conversation with Abe Lincoln Thursday, April 6 at 7PM The Barn at Stratford John Cooper, as Abe Lincoln, will reminisce about the Civil War, politics, and life during […]

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The Powell Liberty Historical Society will offer a slide presentation by Valerie Mattingley on the history of area that is now Highbanks Metro Park. Plow, Pigs, & People: Highbanks 1850-1866 If you wonder about the Highbanks area in the early days, this program is for you.  The presentation begins with a brief look-back at the […]

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Local History Night (Adult Program) Genealogy Help from OWU Tuesday, March 14 @ 7 pm Delaware County District Library presents a Local History Program on Genealogy at the Ostrander Branch located at 75 North Fourth Street in Ostrander   Ohio Wesleyan University Archivist, Carol Hollinger will share about the genealogical and local history resources available […]

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Delaware Gazette - Underground RR - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

By D. Anthony Botkin – abotkin@civitasmedia.com in the  Delaware Gazette In the 19th century runaway slaves traveling north to Canada in search of freedom passed through Delaware County with the help of a community of abolitionists acting as conductors for the Underground Railroad. To commemorate Ohio’s history with the Underground Railroad the River-to-Lake-Freedom Trail was […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society will be holding its 2017 Volunteer Fair on Thursday, March 23rd Stop By Anytime 7-9 pm at The Barn at Stratford There are so many exciting endeavors underway at the Delaware County Historical Society. Volunteers are needed more than ever! No matter what your skills, interests, or availability, there is […]

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Blizzard of 1978 - Delaware Ohio - Delaware Gazette Headline

The Blizzard of ’78 Recalling the “Blizzard of the Century” after 39 years Presented by Brent Carson Thursday March 2, 2017 at The Barn at Stratford 7:00pm – 8:30pm Do you remember “The Blizzard of ’78”? To prepare for the storm’s 40th anniversary next year, The Delaware County Historical Society is assembling material from our […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society presents The Underground Railroad in Delaware County February 2, 2017 at 7:00 pm in The Barn at Stratford You are invited to attend an hour-long Public Presentation to hear excerpts from the three-hour program created for school use in support of state curriculum requirements. After the enactment of the Fugitive […]

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