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Diversity Fair - Delaware Gazette - Delaware County Historical Society Delaware Ohio

Diversity Fair held at Dempsey Story and Photos By Glenn Battishill – gbattishill@aimmediamidwest.com Delaware County Historical Society Volunteer Kit Gordon shows Dempsey Middle School students a blanket beater, which would have been used decades ago to beat dust out of blankets or rugs. The Historical Society had one of the more popular booths, which gave […]

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By Dillon Davis Appropriate honor for Delaware’s most distinguished native, 19th United States President Rutherford B. Hayes, is long overdue but now significantly closer to becoming a reality after a gift from a local healthcare provider. The Rutherford B. Hayes Heritage Fund, leading the “Hayes Comes Home” project to erect a statue in Delaware, announced […]

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Black History Celebration - Delaware Ohio - Delaware County Historical Society

The Delaware African American Heritage Councilin partnership withThe Delaware County Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committeeand The Delaware City SchoolsPresentsDelaware Ohio’s 1st Annual Black History Celebration “What Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream Means To Me, Today” When: Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm Location: Willis Education Center, 74 W. William Street, Delaware (map) […]

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Fighting For Freedom - Civil War History - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Societypresents Fighting for Freedom: The United States Colored Troops in the Civil War Anthony Gibbs, Local History Department Manager at The Ohio History Connection, and Traveling Artist March 21st Thursday Starting at 7pm William St. U.M. Church Delaware About the Program The program is a visit with a civil war soldier […]

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Pancake Breakfast - Harlem Township Heritage - Delaware County Ohio

Harlem Township Heritageinvites you to a Pancake Breakfast to Start your Valentine’s Day celebration early and share a delicious meal with friends and family. When: February 9, 2019 (Sat) at 8:30 – 11:00am Where: Grange Hall – 12900 Center Village Rd Galena, OH 43021 (map) Join us for Pancakes, Sausage, Eggs, and a variety of […]

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Gazette Celebrates 200 years - Newspaper - Local History - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware Gazette celebrates 200 years of reporting Delaware History by publishing a special section “2019 Progress” “2019 Progress” , a special section of the Delaware Gazette, chronicles 200 years of Delaware County history in stories, photos and advertisements. 2019 Progress” features stories about local businesses and organizations that have historic roots in those 200 […]

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Love and Marriage - Hair Studio Window - Sidewalk Local History Exhibit - Delaware County Historical Society - Delaware Ohio

The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to present a Sidewalk Exhibit of Delaware History:  Love and Marriage The Sandusky Street display window of The Hair Studio presents artifacts, photographs and articles reflecting themes of Love and Marriage in Delaware County. The new window display features: Old Valentines, a love story of Marilyn and George […]

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Storytelling Event - Galena Historical Foundation - Galena Ohio

The Galena Historical Foundationinvites you to our6th Annual “Days Gone By” Storytelling event When: March 2, 2019 (Sat) at 1:00pm Where: Galena Village Hall109 Harrison St., Galena, OH 43021 (map) Join us in learning more about our history through a special historical presentation highlighting one of our First Ladies – Dolley Madison with a diorama […]

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DELAWARE COUNTY FOUNDATION GRANT WILL HELP SECURE PRECIOUS COUNTY HISTORY DELAWARE, Ohio – Over 70 years, the Delaware County Historical Society has amassed more than a terabyte of digital photographs, videos, audio histories, and object descriptions.  These files are made available to the public through the organization’s website and are often used for research and […]

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Antiques at The Barn - Antique Show and Sale - The Barn at Stratford - Event Venue - Delaware Ohio - Delaware County Historical Society

The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to announce our first ever Antiques at the Barn at Stratford show and saleMay 3-5, 2019 This antique show and sale will be a multi-vendor event. Some vendor spots are still available. If you are a vendor and interested in this event send us a message jnmelrose@outlook.com. We […]

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