One thing’s for certain: there’s something for just about everyone during the coming year who loves local history. The Delaware County Historical Society recently announced in 2019 event schedule on its website. It includes:
- American Indians, Then and Now — Stacey Halfmoon, Director of American Indian Relations, Ohio History Connection — Thursday, January 17, at 7 PM at William Street United Methodist Church
- Underground Railroad Reader’s Theatre — Presented by the DCHS Curriculum Support Committee — Wednesday, February 13, at 7 PM at William Street United Methodist Church
- Fighting for Freedom: the United States Colored Troops in the Civil War — Anthony Gibbs, Local History Department Manager, Ohio History Connection and Traveling Artist — Thursday, March 21, at 7 PM at William Street United Methodist Church
- Curry School, 1890s private school in Delaware — Thursday, April 18, at 7 PM at the Barn at Stratford
- World Wide Games – history of this well-known Delaware company selling wooden games– Steve Schmidt, Volunteer researcher, Delaware County Historical Society — Thursday, May 16, at 7 PM at the Barn at Stratford
- Frederick Douglass – Reenacted by Tracey Sumner Sr. — Thursday, June 20 at 7 PM at William Street United Methodist Church
- Boomerang History – Delaware Connection and Demonstration by Chet Snouffer — Sunday, July 14, at 6 PM on the Meeker lawn at the Barn at Stratford
- Tour of Stratford Community and Church — Sunday, August 11, from 2 to 4 PM. Tour will begin at the Barn at Stratford; shuttle planned
- Little Brown Jug Memories organized by the LBJ Oral History Group —
Thursday, September 12 at 7 PM at the Barn at Stratford (date & location tentative)
- Oak Grove Cemetery Walk – reenactors will portray notable county residents who were buried there — Sunday, October 13, at 1 PM
- Delaware County Historical Society Annual Meeting – Steve and Kerry Frazier reenacting Nathan Carpenter and Polly Cook, Delaware County residents who were in the Battle of Bunker Hill of the Revolutionary War — Wednesday, November 13, at 7 PM at the Barn at Stratford
- Nash House Holiday Open House — Sunday, December 1
Located at 157 East William Street, this beautiful 1878 Victorian house will be festively decorated for the holiday season. Refreshments will be served.
All programs are free unless otherwise noted. You can view and download a PDF DCHS 2019 Program List.
So that the Society can provide adequate seating, pre-registration for programs on Eventbrite.com is strongly recommended – DCHS Eventbrite Events or call the Delaware County Historical Society for assistance. *Limited seating: tickets available on Eventbrite.com – Members: $10/Non Members: $20. Additional $5 charge at door.
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