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Greater Powell Area Chamber Meeting at The Barn

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The Delaware County Historical Society will be hosting the Greater Powell Area Chamber of Commerce for a breakfast on April 18, 2017 in the The Barn at Stratford.  After a successful first year as an Barn Wedding Event Venue, we found that most of our Bridal Business is coming from the Columbus and Powell areas. […]

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A Conversation with Abe Lincoln at The Barn at Stratford

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The Delaware County Historical Society is pleased to present a Civil War era discussion with a key historical figure – President Abe Lincoln (Reenactor John Cooper). A Conversation with Abe Lincoln Thursday, April 6 at 7PM The Barn at Stratford John Cooper, as Abe Lincoln, will reminisce about the Civil War, politics, and life during […]

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Underground no longer – This Week News

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Society’s re-enactments make sure county’s role in movement isn’t forgotten By THOMAS GALLICK THISWEEKNEWS.COM In the years when conductors shepherded fugitive slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad, Delaware County was home to multiple stops. The Delaware County Historical Society wants to use re-enactments to make sure local students do not forget the area’s rich […]

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The Blizzard of ‘78

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The Blizzard of ’78 Recalling the “Blizzard of the Century” after 39 years Presented by Brent Carson Thursday March 2, 2017 at The Barn at Stratford 7:00pm – 8:30pm Do you remember “The Blizzard of ’78”? To prepare for the storm’s 40th anniversary next year, The Delaware County Historical Society is assembling material from our […]

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The Underground Railroad in Delaware County

The Delaware County Historical Society presents The Underground Railroad in Delaware County February 2, 2017 at 7:00 pm in The Barn at Stratford You are invited to attend an hour-long Public Presentation to hear excerpts from the three-hour program created for school use in support of state curriculum requirements. After the enactment of the Fugitive […]

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Historical Society Presents Early Restaurants Program

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Ice Cream Sodas, Juke Boxes and Carhops: A walk down memory lane A survey of early restaurants and ice cream shops in Delaware County. Presented by Brent Carson Thursday Jan 19, 2017 7:00pm – 8:30pm at The Barn at Stratford 2017 Historical Society Research Project and Fair Theme Each year, the Delaware County Historical Society […]

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Nash House Museum’s 2016 Holiday Open House

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The Delaware County Historical Society invites the community to The Nash House Museum’s 2016 Holiday Open House Sunday December 4 2016 2-5pm 157 E William St Delaware OH The 1878 Nash House will be decorated for the holidays in traditional Victorian style. This year we will highlight past residents of the Nash House.  We will […]

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Carolyn Porter’s Fall Blooming Iris

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Donna Meyer, Executive Director of the Delaware County Historical Society and Master Gardener, reported a fall blooming Iris: “I want to leave you with a photo of an Iris currently blooming on the south side of the Barn. I am sure many of you know that these are spring-blooming flowers and it is a little […]

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They Made a Difference at The Barn

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On Make a Difference Day (Oct 22) 2016, a squad of nineteen 14 year-olds from North Union High School descended on The Barn at Stratford. The volunteers were led by Haley Schellin a mathematics teacher at North Union High School. Their mission: To Make a Difference by completing some much needed landscape improvements to the Meeker […]

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Delaware County Historical Society 2016 Annual Meeting

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The Delaware County Historical Society will hold its 2016 Annual Meeting on November 9 at 7:00pm. The meeting will be held at The Barn at Stratford, the Society’s historic event venue. After last year’s captivating Annual Meeting program “The Discovery of Fort Morrow”, the Society is excited to offer a speaker acquainted with early life […]

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