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Barn at Stratford – Holiday Event Sale

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Barn at Stratford Holiday Event Sale The Barn at Stratford is announcing a December Sale! Book your 2018 wedding/reception with us before December 30 and get a 15% discount! ——————————————————– Holiday Open House! ♦ Wednesday Dec. 13, 10 – 7, and Thursday Dec. 14, 12 – 7 ♦ ——————————————————– Saturdays are available for $3500 for receptions/weddings December special […]

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Garth’s Walk-In Antique Appraisal Day – Dec 26

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Walk-In Antique Appraisal Days continue to be hosted the last Tuesday of each month by Garth’s Auctioneers & Appraisers at The Barn at Stratford, owned and operated by The Delaware County Historical Society. Antique Appraisal Hours 10am – 4:30pm Join the experts at Garth’s Auctions for a complimentary verbal appraisal. These popular events offer an unusual opportunity to get […]

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Resurrecting Rutherford B. Hayes

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On October 4, The Delaware County Historical Society will hold a birthday celebration in honor of President Rutherford B. Hayes, who was born in Delaware on that day in 1822. Eric Ebinger, Author and Historian Erick Ebinger will be sharing stories from the life of our 19th president, based on his 2016 biography “100 Days […]

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Marriages are made at Stratford – Delaware Gazette

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by Pauline Scott, Contributor The wooden barn located at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road built in 1992, bears little resemblance to the stone “Barn at Stratford” built about a mile away on Stratford Road in 1848, and owned since 2010 by the Delaware Historical Society(DHS). Nowadays the 1848 barn and gazebo is often a […]

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‘Family Photos, Old and New’ Program at the Barn

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Do you have family photos, old or new, that are interesting, puzzling, or even valuable? Do you have mid-19th. century images such as tintypes, daguerreotypes, cabinet cards, or even 3-D stereo views? Do you know? How to identify different photograph types, How ‘antique’ photograph types were made when your family had them taken. Do you […]

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Join Us at Columbus Weddings Boutique Show

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Looking for a Rustic Barn Wedding? Come see The Barn at Stratford booth at The Columbus Weddings Boutique Show at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center located at US23 at Powell Road in Delaware County. Sunday August 13, 2017 from Noon until Four pm The summer Columbus Weddings Boutique Show is your opportunity to chat […]

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Barn at Stratford gets new life – Delaware Gazette

169-year-old structure now popular wedding venue written and photos by Glenn Battishill  – Delaware Gazette The Barn at Stratford has found new life under the leadership of the Delaware County Historical Society. The barn was built in 1848 and when it was donated to the historical society in 2010, it was in need of major […]

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Letters to the Editor – WWII History

The Delaware County Historical Society invites you to share a WWII soldier’s history as Tam Dalrymple presents “Letters to the Editor” Thursday June 15, 2017 at 7 pm in The Barn at Stratford In 1941 as the world plunged into second world war(WWII), school teachers Pete Dalrymple and Ruth Griffith were married in Mt. Gilead […]

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The Barn at Stratford is a Reader’s Choice

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The Delaware Gazette 2017 Reader’s Choice Poll Has voted The Barn at Stratford #2 Banquet/Reception Facility   The Barn at Stratford and the Delaware County Historical Society are honored by the Readers’ of the Delaware Gazette voting us a winning Banquet/Reception Facility.  Venue Manager, Connie Hoffman and her team have worked hard to make every […]

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Barn at Stratford has restored Barn Posts

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The Barn at Stratford has been given another restorative improvement.  The old rust-brown steel support posts have disappeared beneath beautiful restored Barn Posts. Barn Venue Manger, Connie Hoffman, has been researching, since the Barn’s opening, for ways to fully restore the look and feel of the historic 1840s stone-end bank barn.  The modern steel supports […]

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