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Tractor ‘Virginia” finds new life at The Barn

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‘Virginia’ retires to easy life By D. Anthony Botkin –  | The Delaware Gazette The Delaware County Historical Society’s Meeker Homestead Museum staff took receipt of a restored, bright red, 25-horsepower, 1941 Farmall ‘H’ tractor named Virginia Tuesday that once plowed the fields of the Lehner Family Farm in Radnor. The tractor was purchased from […]

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Rustic Bride Features The Barn at Stratford

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The Barn at Stratford is now featured on the Rustic BRIDE website created for those who want the simple elegance of a rustic barn wedding.  They recognized the authenticity of our 1848 barn and the Delaware County Historical Society’s dedication to the history of one of the oldest homestead in the county.  We can now […]

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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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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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Barn at Stratford gets new life – Delaware Gazette

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 […]

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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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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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Wright and Moore/Farm Law Reception

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The Delaware Law Offices of Wright & Moore held a Farm Law Reception for their clients at The Barn at Stratford on June 2, 2016. Wright & Moore Law Co., founded in 1988, has a long involvement and commitment to Ohio agriculture.  They take great pride in staying abreast of current agricultural law issues. The […]

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Busy remodeling at The Barn at Stratford

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Evan Kready of E.K. Property Services  is one of the talented and creative  people who have been working with The Delaware County Historical Society  remodeling the historic 1840’s barn into The Barn at Stratford Event Venue.Evan says “I’ve been busy doing some remodeling at The Barn at Stratford. We’re using all reclaimed barn lumber for […]

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Society seeks funding from Delaware County Commission – Delaware Gazette

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By Gary Budzak – The Delaware Gazette Thirteen local organizations asked Delaware County commissioners for Community Enhancement Grants at a work session on Wednesday. Members of the organizations asked the three commissioners to provide funding for them to put on events and to buy equipment. After each 15-minute presentation, commissioners asked questions of the organizations. […]

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