Delaware County Historical Society

The Delaware County Historical Society is an organization dedicated to the preservation of and education about Delaware County history.  They like to “get things done while having fun.”
Meeker Homestead Museum:  Do you like socializing with others about the way things used to be?  If you have a few hours a month on Sunday afternoon, this is a fun volunteer activity for you.  Docents greet visitors and help guide them through the Meeker Homestead Museum on Stratford Road.  Sign up soon so they can invite you to spring training.  One-on-one orientation can be provided if you wish to start later in the year.
Collection Software Manager: The Historical Society uses PastPerfect to manage its collections of artifacts, photos, and books.  This volunteer will manage the transfer of records of photographs, archives and other resources onto the web.  The Delaware County Historical Society uses a server based software program, PastPerfect, to manage the collections of the Society.  Information, photos, and links to online resources are loaded to a companion software service which is in the cloud.

 Video editor: Prepare video recordings for use at the Historical Society and to made the videos available via YouTube.   

Researchers: Document new learning’s to share in news releases, and Society publications.

 Communication Manager: Organize publicity and public communication for the Historical Society.  This would include writing and distributing press releases, informing the membership about programs and events through Constant Contact, Will work with the Executive Director to assure correct presentation.

 Gardeners and a gardening manager:  There are several gardens at Meeker and the Barn at Stratford and the Nash House that need tender love and care.  If you like managing, assigning tasks and planning gardens or if you’d like to assist in planning gardens, or help with maintaining the gardens and landscape, they can use your help!

Outreach – if you enjoy talking with people, please volunteer for one or more of these Outreach efforts.  The Historical Society needs to maintain a community presence at First Friday’s in Delaware, Chocolate Walk in Delaware, Bishop Backers at Ohio Wesleyan University, Powell Festival in Powell, Harlem Festival in Harlem Township. , Represent the Historical Society at an event.
Meet your neighbors – volunteer for Outreach!


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