Powell/Lewis Center

Frontier Encampment This Weekend In Powell

1 Oct , 2021  

By 1808Delaware

Step back in time a bit this weekend as the Powell Liberty Historical Society presents a unique program showcasing how soldiers and settlers alike lived off of the Ohio countryside in the first years of settlement.

The “Frontier Encampment” will take place on Saturday, October 2 from 10 AM to 5 PM at the Martin-Perry House in downtown Powell (103 East Olentangy Street). There, historian and reenactor R.J. Basista will set up a traditional frontier encampment for viewing.

All day Saturday presenters will explore our past from the Revolutionary War into the Ohio frontier and beyond. Included will be something for all ages – information, demonstrations, and hand on activities. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Scouts To Present Historical Society Program

8 Feb , 2020  

This Monday, two young people active in Scouting will present a program for the Powell Liberty Historical Society.

Begnning at 7 PM at the Martin-Perry House, Abbie Ogilbee and Gavin Bull will present the basics of Scouting and a description of what each is currently undertaking as they pursue the highest levels in their respective programs — the Gold Award for Abbie and the Eagle Award for Gavin. More…



Join Around The Campfire And Relive Ohio’s Past

27 Sep , 2019  

This weekend, experience an ‘Ohio Frontier Encampment’ courtesy of the Powell-Liberty Historical Society.

For the second year in a row, R.J. Basista, professional reenactor, will set up an encampment on the Martin Perry House yard. R.J. will be on the grounds on Friday evening for campfire activities, and on Saturday for a whole day of exploring our past from the Revolutionary War, into the Ohio frontier and beyond. More…

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Life in Delaware County, Powell/Lewis Center

Take A Walking Tour Of Downtown Powell

12 Aug , 2019  

The next program of the Powell-Liberty Historical Society takes place on the evening of Monday, August 12.

At 7 PM, Sherry Carmichael, long time Powell resident, will lead guests on a walking tour of downtown Powell, highlighting many historical buildings and interesting anecdotes. The tour begins at the Martin-Perry House, located at 103 East Olentangy Street. More…