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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.

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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

Route 36: Ohio to Colorado – America’s Heartland Highway – Presented by Author Allan McAllister Ferguson
Wednesday, May 13 at 7pm Online Zoom /Facebook More Info

Archaeology in the Olentangy River Valley/Stratford Area – Presented by Dr. Jarrod Burks of Ohio Valley Archaeology, Inc.
Wednesday, June 17, at 7pm Online Zoom/Facebook More Info

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 Online Zoom /Facebook More Info

*Oak Grove Cemetery Walk – reenactors will portray notable county residents who were buried there
Sunday, October 11, at 1pm  More Info SOLD OUT!

“UnBanquet in the Barn” – a “Fun” raising event with Jammie Contest, Auctions, and virtual history.
Friday, November 6, at 7pm Online Zoom /Facebook More Info

Delaware County Historical Society Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 18, at 7pm at Online Zoom Tickets

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.

Thank You to our Program Sponsors