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The Barn at Stratford is on The Knot!

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The Barn at Stratford is happy to announce we are featured on The Knot     Our Page on The Knot: Gives you information about The Barn at Stratford: Location Maximum number of guests we can accommodate Our price range Services that we offer Amenities we provide The Knot members’ reviews and ratings To help you […]

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The Power of Place Program

The Delaware County Historical Society  announces a special presentation HISTORIC PRESERVATION – THE POWER OF PLACE by Barbara Powers, the administrator of the National Register of Historic Places program in Ohio. Barbara also manages the Ohio Historic Inventory, and Ohio Archaeological Inventory Programs for Ohio History Connection.  Tuesday, August 7 at 7pm in The Barn […]

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The Barn at Stratford tops 2018 Readers’ Choice

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The Delaware Gazette 2018 Readers’ Choice Poll has voted The Barn at Stratford #1 Wedding Venue #1 Meeting Venue #2 Banquet (again)     The Barn at Stratford and the Delaware County Historical Society are honored by the Delaware Gazette Reader’s Choice Poll voting us a winning Banquet/Reception Facility. Venue Manager, Connie Hoffman and her […]

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Floods of Delaware County

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The Floods of Delaware County Wednesday, July 11 at 7pm at The Barn at Stratford Brent Carson, President Emeritus of the Delaware County Historical Society, will recall the floods which occurred in Delaware County between 1898 and 1959.  He will share stories and photographs which illustrate the impact of the floods in 1898, 1913, 1937 […]

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Mark Twain Returns to Delaware

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MARK TWAIN RETURNS T0 DELAWARE In the 1890’s Mark Twain gave a lecture at the Delaware Opera House. A Special Appearance and Lecture Sunday July 8 at 2PM at The Barn at Stratford, 2690 Stratford Rd., Delaware Expect an enjoyable afternoon of the priceless humor and insights of Mark Twain as portrayed by Ken Barnett. […]

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Notable Women Program at The Barn

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The Delaware County Historical Society presents Notable Women from Delaware County A Program Celebrating Six Women Who Advanced Delaware County and Our World Wednesday, May 16 at 7pm – The Barn at Stratford The Notable Women Joan (Wipf) Lawrence – Public Servant/Volunteer/Nurse Sophia (Birchard) Hayes [1792 to 1866] Businesswoman/Farmer Mary Frances (Alston) Austin [1856 to […]

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First “This Place Matters” Photo

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Delaware County Historical Society takes the lead in the “This Place Matters” Campaign by posting the first photo, a photo of the front of The Barn at Stratford. This iconic 1848 Pennsylvania Dutch forebay barn, owned and managed by the Society, typifies 19th century farming in Delaware County. It’s hand-hewed beams, stone ends, and quality […]

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The Barn at Stratford on TV 6

        The crew of Out n About Columbus, a TV 6 WSYX program, visited The Barn at Stratford for an interview with Connie Hoffman, Venue Manager. Connie Hoffman has extensive experience as business manager and manager events. She created and operated several businesses in Delaware.  Connie managed the big event tent at […]

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John Brake – Photographer of History

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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 […]

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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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