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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

Stratford Wedding - Barn Wedding - The Barn at Stratford - Event Venue - Delaware Ohio

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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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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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 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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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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