7:30 p.m.Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Making History One Day At A Time
Delaware County, Ohio

Tuesday, April 8th, the dvd Making History One Day at a Time in Delaware County to the Big Walnut Area Historical Society.  The BWAHS meeting will begin with a brief business meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the Myers Inn Meeting room followed by the film.  New county residents will get an excellent overview of the county history while the film triggers memories for the native residents.

A 2000 project of the Delaware County Historical Society co-chaired by Sharlene Shoaf and George Freshwater, the film was written by Doug Price and narrated by Tom Sapp as well as other cameo characters.   It shows a general history of Delaware County from prehistoric days through early twentieth century: formation of the land to glaciers to formation of our creeks, rivers and farm land.   Famous Delaware County natives are mentioned as well as the Native Americans. 

Photos for the film were selected by Judi Brozek, Marilyn Cryder and Maggie Webb from the county historical society collection and show scenes and events throughout the county’s history.    Although it was designed to promote the Delaware County Historical Society which was under the leadership of George and Marilyn Crider, Ed Flahive, Crystal Kohler, Stanley Miller and John Tombarge. 

BWAHS meets the   2nd Tuesday of each month with a program based on local history.  All meetings are open to the public.

The Myers Inn Museum, owned and operated by BWAHS, is open Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays  12-3  as well as Saturdays 10-3.  The Museum is located on the northwest corner of South Columbus and Granville Streets and faces the Sunbury Village Square.  To learn more about the history of the Eastern Delaware County and the Big Walnut Area click on the Local History button at the top of this page.

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