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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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Barn at Stratford has restored Barn Posts

Restored Barn Posts - Historic Barn Wedding Venue - The Barn at Stratford - Delaware Ohio

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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The Delaware Chair Company

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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 […]

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Rained Out – Vintage Base Ball at The Barn at Stratford

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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 […]

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Society putting grant funds to good use

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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 […]

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Society holds Volunteer Recognition Event

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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 […]

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The Dinkey and The Interurban in Delaware

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The Dinkey and The Interurban in Delaware The Story of the Delaware Street Railway Company and the Columbus, Delaware & Marion Interurban An Exhibit of the Delaware County Historical Society at The Meeker Homestead Museum on Sundays 2pm – 5pm The people of Delaware County have always been on the move.  At first, on foot, […]

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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 at 8am 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 […]

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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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