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The Delaware County Historical Society will be holding its 2016 Volunteer Fair on Thursday, May 19th 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 a place for […]

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As part of The Strand Theatre’s “Century of Cinema” celebration, The Delaware County Historical Society is sponsoring  Vincente Minnelli Movie Month. The Delaware Connection Vincente Minnelli was an American stage and film director who is best known for sparkling musicals including Gigi and An American in Paris. He settled in Delaware, Ohio and attended fourth […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society held it’s 2016 Annual Volunteer Recognition Program at The Barn at Stratford. This year’s program has the theme of “Light Up Your Life”.  The theme sums up both the way in which our volunteers have “lit up” the Society, but also the impact that volunteering has had on our volunteers.  […]

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The Strand Theatre on Winter Street in Delaware Ohio is celebrating “A Century of Cinema”, it’s 100th Anniversary!  The Strand is an excellent example of a historic theater which has evolved to host the latest in digital cinema.  The Strand shows first-run movies as well as special events throughout the year. Main Street Delaware organizes […]

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Historic Barn - Garth Oberlander Barn - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Garth Oberlander Barn has beautiful 1840’s beams, incredible stone end walls, and sixty years of history as an antique auction house.  Our mission is to transform this historic barn into The Barn at Stratford Event Venue without losing its wonderful charm. We Know Historic Barn We are the Delaware County Historical Society and we […]

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By Gary Budzak – The Delaware Gazette Thirteen local organizations asked Delaware County commissioners for Community Enhancement Grants at a work session on Wednesday. Members of the organizations asked the three commissioners to provide funding for them to put on events and to buy equipment. After each 15-minute presentation, commissioners asked questions of the organizations. […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society announces a Free Community History Program: “Before Supermarkets: Grocery stores 1850 – 1950” Presented by Mr. Brent Carson On Tuesday, March 22  at 7:oo pm (Doors open at 6:30) At The Barn at Stratford Brent Carson will share stories and images in this history program of early Delaware County grocery […]

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Meeker Homestead - Early Settler - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

Click image to view/download entire issue Articles Click title below to view that article Monumental Start to 2016 for Society Meyer Takes Charge as Executive Director Society Takes Possession of Meeker Homestead Open House to Be Held Feb. 20-21 Connie Hoffman to Manage Barn at Stratford Marker Dedicated at Lucy Depp Park Annual Meeting Features […]

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The Grand Opening of The Barn at Stratford and Meeker Home on February 18-21 welcomed over 1350 visitors to the historic Garth Oberlander Barn, now The Barn at Stratford event venue, and Meeker Home. Over three days the property, at US 23 and Stratford Road in Delaware Ohio, welcomed guests from all over Central Ohio.  […]

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By Jim Siegel The Columbus Dispatch The Delaware County Historical Society took advantage of the warmest day of 2016 Saturday to show off to the public perhaps the most historic site in the county. The society celebrated the official opening of the Meeker Homestead and The Barn at Stratford with a steady stream of people […]

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