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
American Indians, Then and Now – Stacey Halfmoon, Director of American Indian Relations, Ohio History Connection
Thursday, January 17, at 7pm – at William Street United Methodist Church – More Information
Saturday, March 9, at 10am – at Cryder Research Library
Fighting for Freedom: the United States Colored Troops in the Civil War – Anthony Gibbs, Local History Manager, Ohio History Connection and Traveling Artist
Thursday, March 21, at 7pm at William Street United Methodist Church – More Information – Reserve Seats
Volunteer Recognition Event –
Wednesday, April 10, at 7pm – the Barn at Stratford
World Wide Games – history of this well-known Delaware firm making wooden games Steve Schmitt, DCHS researcher
Thursday, May 16, at 7pm – the Barn at Stratford – More Information – Reserve Seats
Sponsored by Willow Brook Christian Communities
Delaware Arts Festival – visit our booth
Saturday/Sunday May 18 – 19 – Downtown Delaware
His Story, Her Story, Your Story – History Camp Exploring History Through Cemeteries – DCHS Curriculum Support Team
Mon-Thur, June 3 – 6, Daily 9 am -3pm – More Information
Sponsored by Rotary Foundation of Delaware County
Boomerang History – Delaware Connection and Demonstration by Chet Snouffer
Sunday, July 14, at 6pm on the Meeker lawn at the Barn at Stratford –More Information – Reserve Seats
Sponsored by Fidelity Federal Savings and Loan
Adventures in Archaeology – History camp for students
Mon-Fri, July 29 – August 2, Daily 9am – 4pm, More Information
Little Brown Jug Memories – by the LBJ Oral History Project
Thursday, September 12, at 7 pm at the Barn at Stratford – More Information – Reserve Seats
Sponsored by SourcePoint, Willow Brook Christian Communities, Fidelity Federal Savings and Loan, All-Win Stables and All-Win Electric LLC
Delaware County Fair – visit our booth
September 14 – 21st – Delaware County Fairgrounds – Merchant Bldg
Old Jail Tour at the historic Delaware County Jail – Brent Carson and Dave Hejmanowski – Guided tours of our iconic historic jail facility that housed prisoners from 1878 to 1988.
Saturday, October 26 from 2 – 4pm – 20 West Central Ave, Delaware – More Information – Reserve Tour Place
Delaware County Historical Society Annual Meeting – Tom Burns, re-enacting Hiram Perkins, founder of the OWU Perkins Observatory.
Wednesday, November 13, at 7pm at the Barn at Stratford
Sponsored by Manos, Martin & Pergram Co., LPA
Nash House Holiday Open House
Sunday, December 1
Located at 157 East William Street, this beautiful 1878 Victorian house will be festively decorated for the holiday season. Refreshments will be served.
You can view and download a PDF DCHS 2019 Program List.
So we can provide adequate seating, pre-registration for programs on Eventbrite.com is strongly recommended – DCHS Eventbrite Events or call the Delaware County Historical Society for assistance.
*Limited seating: tickets available on Eventbrite.com Members—$10/Non Members—$20. Additional $5 charge at door
You can view a listing of the society’s prior years programs and events.
Thank You to our Program Sponsors
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