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The Board of Trustees of the Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to welcome its newest member Dr. Alice Frazier. Dr. Frazier was approved as trustee by a unanimous vote at its January 2017 meeting. Brent Carson, Board President, says “We are honored to have a person of the caliber of Alice on our board.” […]

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Posted on January 12, 2017 by Delaware Gazette Memorabilia from local eateries sought There have been hundreds of restaurants and ice cream parlors in operation throughout Delaware County during its 200 year history. The Delaware County Historical Society will begin the effort to research these businesses at its first community program of this year, on […]

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Ice Cream Sodas, Juke Boxes and Carhops: A walk down memory lane A survey of early restaurants and ice cream shops in Delaware County. Presented by Brent Carson Thursday Jan 19, 2017 7:00pm – 8:30pm at The Barn at Stratford 2017 Historical Society Research Project and Fair Theme Each year, the Delaware County Historical Society […]

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Click image to view/download entire issue Delaware County Historian Articles Click title below to view that article Tote Bag Program Wins State Award A Spirit of Gratitude This Thanksgiving Howes’s Delaware Still Recognizable Today Accessing Old Newspapers and City Directories: A How-To Guide for Getting Started What’s in a Name:The Olentangy River Society Holds Annual […]

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Donna Meyer, Executive Director of the Delaware County Historical Society and Master Gardener, reported a fall blooming Iris: “I want to leave you with a photo of an Iris currently blooming on the south side of the Barn. I am sure many of you know that these are spring-blooming flowers and it is a little […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society invites the community to the Nash House 2016 Holiday Open House Sunday December 4 2016 2-5pm Cryder Center, Nash House 157 E William St Delaware OH Holiday Open House The 1878 Nash House will be decorated for the holidays in traditional Victorian style. This year we will highlight past residents […]

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On Make a Difference Day (Oct 22) 2016, a squad of nineteen 14 year-olds from North Union High School descended on The Barn at Stratford. The volunteers were led by Haley Schellin a mathematics teacher at North Union High School. Their mission: To Make a Difference by completing some much needed landscape improvements to the Meeker […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society and its Education Curriculum Support Committee hosted approximately 100 third-grade students from the Delaware City Smith Elementary School to The Early Delaware Tour on Wednesday, October 26th. The students arrived at the Cryder Center on Williams Street by school bus at 9:30am to begin the local history adventure.  The large […]

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The Delaware County Historical Society will hold its 2016 Annual Meeting on November 9 at 7:00pm. The meeting will be held at The Barn at Stratford, the Society’s historic event venue. After last year’s captivating Annual Meeting program “The Discovery of Fort Morrow”, the Society is excited to offer a speaker acquainted with early life […]

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Delaware Gazette By Morgyn Cooper – mcooper@civitasmedia.com The Mitchell family, living in the Ostrander/Radnor area of Delaware County, has donated 17 Civil War-era letters that they found in their attic to the Delaware County District Library.“Since there aren’t many Mitchells left in Delaware, we wanted to give the letters to the library, so they could […]

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