News about or about events of the Delaware County Historical Society
It was our great fortune to meet John Brake as he was photographing the historic Nash House on East Williams Street in Delaware. John has an amazing talent for using light and dark to make dramatic photographs of places that we see every day. John has a special interest in the historic places around Delaware […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
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 […]Continue Reading...
The Delaware County Historical Society presents The Delaware Chair Company Thursday, May 18 at 7PM in The Barn at Stratford The Delaware Chair Company gained a national reputation for its creative products and workmanship. Join us as Society Volunteer Researchers present images and information about this local brand name. You will learn the origin of […]Continue Reading...
Take Yourself out to the ball field for a Vintage Base Ball game Ohio Village Muffins vs. Willow Brook Sliders Game Day: Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm Location: The Barn at Stratford in Delaware, Ohio Program includes: Patriotic Music by the Willow Brook Singers & Rainbow Kids, joined by Ohio Village Muffins! Flag […]Continue Reading...
DELAWARE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY PUTTING GRANT FUNDS TO GOOD USE Results Can Be Seen at The Barn at Stratford and Meeker House Museum DELAWARE, Ohio – In recent months, the Delaware County Historical Society has been awarded money from various grant funds at the Delaware County Foundation. These have enabled the Society to make several enhancements at the Meeker […]Continue Reading...
The Delaware County Historical Society held our annual Volunteer Recognition Event at The Barn at Stratford on April 27, 2017. The Society, almost entirely volunteer, takes this event to recognize the enormous contribution of all those who volunteer their time, talents, ideas, and enthusiasm to the benefit of the Society and the entire Delaware county […]Continue Reading...