Special to 1808Delaware

This recorded program will be held on Wednesday, July 20 at 7 PM, and will featured the story of the wife of Nathan Carpenter, the first white settler in the county in what is now Liberty Township.

DCHS volunteer Sherry Carmichael  will portray Irena Carpenter who came here with her husband in 1801. She will present a woman’s perspective of coming to the wilderness of the Ohio Territory. Working with the Powell-Liberty Historical Society, Carmichael has created the video and will be on hand to answer questions.

This program will be held at The Barn at Stratford, 2690 Stratford Road in Delaware. Tickets may be reserved at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/irena-carpenters-journal-a-womans-perspective-tickets-367711243227 or at www.delawarecountyhistory.org

There is no charge for the program but there will be an opportunity to make a donation.

The Delaware County Historical Society is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote, preserve and sustain interest in the history of Delaware County. The Barn at Stratford is operated by DCHS as an event venue for weddings, corporate meetings, and other special occasions. To learn more, visit the venue and society websites at barnatstratford.org and delawareohiohistory.org.

Source, Photo: Delaware County Historical Society

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