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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 Barn at Stratford - Event Venue - Barn Weddings - Delaware Ohio

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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The volunteers and staff of the Delaware County Historical Society are hard at work getting Historic Event Venue, The Barn at Stratford, ready for opening celebrations this week.  In addition to the clean-up of the Meeker House (see earlier News Item) the Historic Garth Oberlander Barn is being transformed. Auction Barn to Historic Event Venue […]

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The Historic Barn – Garth Oberlander Barn – was graced for many years by four “Hex Signs”, seen in this 1950’s photograph. The “Hex” signs painted on metal disks three foot across show symbols of protection and blessing for the farm. You would not have seen the signs if you passed by this Delaware landmark […]

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After years without a resident family, the Meeker House was given an historic house cleaning and scrubbing by the Delaware County Historical Society.   Society volunteers and staff converged on the historic gateway homestead.   They brought vacuums, dusters, brooms and rags to give the cherished house a good cleaning. Some photos of an historic […]

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