From Factory to Fine Arts: 106 years of Edgar Hall



Postcard from GreetingsFromDelawareOhio.com, about 1912

Postcard from GreetingsFromDelawareOhio.com, about 1912

The Edgar Hall building which currently houses part of Ohio Wesleyan University’s Fine Arts department sits on the border of two historic districts in Delaware.  As part of the Sandusky Street Historic District, it was put on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.  The Ohio Wesleyan buildings were [Read more…]

Ghost Towns in Delaware County

The Forgotten Places of Delaware, Ohio…

 

Have you seen this Ghost Town?

Have you seen this Ghost Town?

According to author and researcher Rick Helwig, there are approximately 8,000 to 9,000 ghost towns in Ohio.  Helwig, the director of the Center for Ghost Town Research in Ohio, spoke to a large crowd during a program put on by the Delaware County Historical Society at the First Presbyterian Church.

Helwig runs the center from his home [Read more…]

The Delaware County Fair:  Ponder the Past and Prepare for a Blast

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Hungry as horse at the fairgrounds
Hungry as horse at the fairgrounds

Delaware County Fair’s history and tradition leads makes the fair what it is today.

So it’s almost time for the Delaware County Fair.  While dinner options might include fried candy bars and pepperoni sticks, or perhaps a trip to the Buckeye Valley booth for healthier fare, there was a time when the county fair meant [Read more…]

The Delaware Ohio Daily Tuesday, August 12, 2014

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Ohio Machine goalie Brian Phipps (Spenser Hickey photo)

Delaware Ohio Local News, Other News and some fun and interesting stuff too

Local News

Biz Journals: NorthGate has more land set for annexation into Sunbury

Zanesville Times Recorder: Singers from Muskingum County area attend harmony camp

Delaware County Sheriff: Corrections officer career opening

Central Ohio News

The Lantern: Jonathan Waters: ‘I don’t want to have to sue the university that I love’ [Read more…]

The Delaware Ohio Daily Tuesday, July 15, 2014

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Flying brightly overhead

Delaware Ohio Local News, Other News and some fun and interesting stuff too

Local News

Courthouse News: All-American Footballer Sues Delaware, Ohio

City of Delaware: 21st Blast from the Past Car Show Motors into Downtown

Delaware Ohio Real Estate: 12 West Opens in Delaware

Genoa Twp PD: Meet Officer Joe Graham [Read more…]

The Delaware Chair: A Seat Worth Saving




The Sturdy Line (greetingsfromdelawareohio.com)

The Sturdy Line (greetingsfromdelawareohio.com)

Grab a reader, take a seat, and lets explore the Delaware Chair Company.

The Delaware Chair Company was an international award winning manufacturer of chairs, some of which found their way to the White House.  Ranging from institutional chairs for firehouses and schools including Ohio Wesleyan University, to more plush versions for the nation’s capitol and such places as the Great Southern Hotel and the Neil House, the chairs were eventually sold around the world.

Known for their unique [Read more…]

The Delaware Ohio Daily Monday, June 30, 2014

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City Government Offices

Delaware Ohio News, Featured Stories, and Some Miscellany for the Day

Local News

2014 Blast From The Past Vintage Auto Show – Saturday July 26, 2014

Lima Ohio.com: Delaware woman celebrates 100th

This Week News: Three finalists named for Olentangy board seat

Lima Ohio.com: County gets ready for Sawmill project [Read more…]

The Delaware Ohio Daily Thursday, June 26, 2014

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Local News

Carolina Live: Ohio contractor, who’d been working in Myrtle Beach, arrested after 17 months on the run 

Lima Ohio.com:  Public supports preserving Elks building

This Week News: Powell apartment complex gets green light [Read more…]

Browsing Around Berkshire Township


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Glacial boulder in downtown Sunbury
Glacial boulder in the Sunbury Square

Berkshire Township is home to some big rocks.

To be more precise, two of Ohio’s largest glacial erratics are located in or near Sunbury.  One is in the town square, supporting the statue of General William Starke Rosecrans.  The other is located three miles east of Sunbury on private property – all 200 tons are right where the glaciers left it over 10,000 years ago.

As with almost all of our townships, Berkshire has [Read more…]

The Delaware Ohio Daily Thursday, May 29, 2014

Sunshine and smiles from us to you!

We always celebrate Thursdays at DelawareO!

Delaware Ohio News, Featured Stories, and Some Miscellany for the Day

Local News

Stuff the Bus Fundraiser: United Way of Delaware County, Women’s Leadership Network, Stuff the Bus

City of Delaware: Holiday Moves Refuse to “Next Day” Schedule

Carolina Live.com: Contractor wanted by Ohio Attorney General’s Office could be in Myrtle Beach

Lima Ohio.com: Delaware County Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1095 

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