The Society presents programs throughout the year. We do this in support of our mission to “promote and sustain interest in the history of Delaware County”. These programs are open to the Delaware County community and the general public. Come join us, learn and share about our rich Delaware County History.
Join us for these Programs and Events
Delaware County’s Last Covered Bridge – Presented by David Simmons, Pres. Ohio Historic Bridge Assoc.
Wednesday, January 15, at 7pm at the Barn at Stratford More Info
Hidden Communities – African Americans in Ohio – Presented by Dr. Ric Sheffield from Kenyon College
Wednesday, February 19, at 7pm at the Barn at Stratford More Info
Underground Railroad Readers Theater – Presented by Volunteers of the Delaware County Historical Society
Sunday, March 1 at 1:30pm at the Barn at Stratford More Info
History of the Columbus Zoo – Presented by Shelia Campbell
Wednesday, March 18, Postponed at 7pm at the Barn at Stratford More Info
Methodist Theological School – Founding and History – Presented by Benjamin Hall, Jeff Jaynes and Diane Lobody
Wednesday, April 15, Postponed at 7pm at the Methodist Theological School – 3081 Columbus Pike, Delaware, OH
Archaeology in the Olentangy River Valley/Stratford Area – Presented by Dr. Jarrod Burks of Ohio Valley Archaeology, Inc.
Wednesday, May 6, at 7pm at the Barn at Stratford
Route 36: Ohio to Colorado – America’s Heartland Highway – Presented by Author Allan McAllister Ferguson
Sunday, May 17 at 2pm at the Barn at Stratford
Coming to Liberty Township: A Pioneer Woman’s Perspective Presented by Sherry Carmichael, 6th generation Powell resident
Wednesday, June 17, at 7pm at the Barn at Stratford
Remember the Ladies – 1850’s Women’s Rights Convention in Salem Ohio Presented by Cathy Nelson, in partnership with the Delaware County League of Women Voters
Wednesday, August 26, at 7pm at the Barn at Stratford
*Oak Grove Cemetery Walk – reenactors will portray notable county residents who were buried there
Sunday, October 11, at 1pm
Delaware County Historical Society Annual Meeting –
Iconic Delaware County TV and Radio personalities from the 1960s to the 1990s
Presented by Historian Brent Carson and special guests
Wednesday, November 18, at 7pm at the Barn at Stratford
Nash House Holiday Open House
December 5 & 6; Saturday 2pm to 5pm and Sunday 2pm to 5:30pm
Located at 157 East William Street, this beautiful 1878 Victorian house will be festively decorated for the holiday season. Refreshments will be served.
Programs are free unless otherwise noted (*)
*Ticketed Event – available on Eventbrite – Members will receive a discount.
So we can provide adequate seating, pre-registration on Eventbrite is strongly recommended – DCHS Eventbrite Events or call the Delaware County Historical Society for assistance.
View a listing of our prior years’ programs and events.