Powell Liberty Historical Society

A window into the past of Powell and Liberty Township

Past Programs and Events


October 02, 2021
R J Basista, re-enactor
Ohio Frontier Encampment

September 13, 2021
Don Bell, former Powell resident
An interview with Don Bell

August 09, 2021
Sherry Carmichael
Walking Tour of Downtown Powell

August 01, 2021
Teyton Halker
Eagle Scout Service Project

July 12, 2021
Sherry Carmichael
Walking Tour of Downtown Powell

June 18, 2021
Carole Wilhelm and Marilyn Battin
Powell Parks and Rec Campers Visit the Martin-Perry House

June 14, 2021
Sherry Carmichael
Walking tour of Powell Cemetery

May 10, 2021
Ronald St. Pierre, Associate Vice President and Professor Emeritus, The Ohio State University, history buff, and character impersonator.
All Men Should Be Free

May 01, 2021
Farmers Insurance Employees and Powell Area Garden Club Members
Spring Cleanup of the Martin-Perry Homestead Gardens

April 12, 2021
Dan Troth, Vice Presiden, wwwt of Friends of Ohio Barns
A Look At Ohio's Historic Barns

March 08, 2021
Alice Frazier, retired MD and Delaware County Historical Society volunteer
The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History

February 08, 2021
Brett Carmichael, Architectural Historian
100 Miles Downstream

November 09, 2020
Gretchen Curtis, retired pediatric nurse after 36 years mostly in Denver, Colorado, currently a resident of Powell and Lakeside.
Homefront Knitting Supported WW I and WW II Troops

October 12, 2020
Linda Foster, Ohio native, Worthington resident, retired teacher and history buff.
The Story Behind the Stories. The House That Stratemeyer Built. Vintage Teen Age Super Sleuths

September 11, 2020
September 12, 2020
R J Basista and Greg Hudson, professional reenactors
Ohio Frontier Encampment

August 10, 2020
Sherry Carmichael, 6th generation Powell resident and long time PLHS volunteer
Walking Tour of Downtown Powell

July 13, 2020
Sherry Carmichael, 6th generation Powell resident and long time PLHS volunteer
Walking tour of downtown Powell

July 11, 2020
Farmers Insurance Volunteers
Farmers Insurance Volunteers Maintain the Martin-Perry House Gardens

June 08, 2020
Don Bell, former Powell resident
A Trip Down Memory Lane with Don

May 23, 2020
Mike Brattain
Painting the Martin-Perry House Roof

May 11, 2020
Dan Troth, Vice President Friends of Ohio Barns
A Look At Ohio Historic Barns

May 03, 2020
Images of the COVID-19 Pandemic Impact in Liberty Township

May 03, 2020
Liberty Township First Responders
First Responders Porch Parade

March 09, 2020
Robert and Barbara Brugler, historians and presenters
A Visit with Abe and Mary Todd Lincoln

February 10, 2020
Abbie Oglebee and Gavin Bull, both high school students actively involved with the scouting program in Powell
Overview of The Scouting Program in Powell

January 15, 2020
Sherry Carmichael and Carole Wilhelm
Cub Scout Pack 248 Tours the Martin-Perry House

December 30, 2019
Martin Descendants Visit the Martin-Perry House

December 07, 2019
Powell Liberty Historical Society Volunteers
Open House and Tour of Martin Perry House, in conjunction with the City of Powell "Holidays in Powell"

November 11, 2019
Dan Troth, Vice President Friends of Ohio Barns
A Look at Ohio Historic Barns

October 14, 2019
Battalion Chief Jim Reardon
History of the Liberty Township Fire Department

September 27, 2019
September 28, 2019
RJ Basista and Greg Hudson, Professional Reenactors
Ohio Frontier Encampment

August 12, 2019
Sherry Carmichael, 6th generation Powell resident and long time Powell Liberty Historical Society volunteer
Walking tour of downtown Powell

August 01, 2019
PLHS Volunteers
Powell Parks and Recreation Campers visit the Martin-Perry House

July 08, 2019
Carole Wilhelm, Powell resident and longtime volunteer with the Powell Liberty Historical Society and Powell Area Garden Club
A " Historic House and Garden Tour"

July 06, 2019
Laser Turkey Patrol, Boy Scout troop 428
Cleanup of the Grounds and Gardens

June 22, 2019
Stop by our booth at the Powell Festival

June 21, 2019
Stop by our booth at the Powell Festival

June 10, 2019
Sherry Carmichael, 6th generation Powell resident and long time Powell Liberty Historical Society volunteer
Hyattsville, “A Railroad Town”: the village, the man and his house

May 22, 2019
PLHS Volunteers
Village Academy Students Tour the MPH

May 13, 2019
J J Prats, retired computer programmer and data base designer, and Editor of the Historical Marker Data Base.
The Story of the Historical Marker Data Base

May 04, 2019
Farmers Insurance Employees and Powell Garden Club Members
2019 Martin-Perry House Gardens Clean UP

April 08, 2019
Police Chief Gary Vest
Four Corners and Railroad Crossing

March 11, 2019
Linda Foster, Ohio native, Worthington resident and retired teacher.
WW II Letters Home

February 11, 2019
Mike Frush CPA, President Frush & Associates, Inc, President Columbus Historical Society, Serves on Boards of Columbus Landmarks Foundation, Franklinton Historical Society, Collector of historical artifacts related to Ohio and Central Ohio
"Columbus : The Road to Capital City"

January 14, 2019
No Program

December 01, 2018
Holidays in Powell

November 12, 2018
Tim Kreps
Living History Program about Pilgrims

October 13, 2018
R J Basista, Professional Reenactor
Ohio Frontier Encampment

September 10, 2018
Don Bell
A Virtual Tour of the Historical Aircraft Squadron Museum

August 13, 2018
Sherry Carmichael
Walking Tour of Downtown Powell

July 09, 2018
Jack Hilborn, President Delaware County Historical Society
A Ride on the C D & M (Columbus, Delaware and Marion Railroad Company)

June 22, 2018
Powell Festival

June 11, 2018
Retired Judge Henry Shaw
19th Century American Small Arms Weapons of War

May 14, 2018
Deb Shatzer, Executive Director of the Delaware County Visitor’s Bureau
Lemonade Lucy

May 05, 2018
Powell Garden Club and Farmers Insurance Employees
Martin-Perry Grounds Cleanup

April 09, 2018
Marilyn Battin
Researching your Local Ancestors at the Martin-Perry House

March 12, 2018
Diane and Ralph Hodges
History of the Arts Castle

November 13, 2017
Bob Croce, Jr.
"World War II Stories, Our History Lives"

October 09, 2017
Tim Solalckt:
"O'Shaughnessy Dam: an Historical Perspective"

September 11, 2017
Jim Richards:
"68 Outhouses in Dublin and other Stories"

August 14, 2017
Sherry Carmichael:
"Walking Tour of Downtown Powell"

July 10, 2017
Tim Kreps:
"Thing-a-ma-jigs and What-cha-ma-call-its"

June 12, 2017
Brett Carmichael
The National Historic Preservation Act and its Effect on Local History

May 08, 2017
Tom Holton
Stones with Stories in Dublin

April 10, 2017
Carol Chapman
Life on a Wagon Train During the Gold Rush

March 13, 2017
Valerie Mattingley
"Plows, Pigs, and People - Highbanks 1850-1866"

February 13, 2017
Debra Nowell
DNA - The Genealogy

November 14, 2016
T.K. Cellar:
"A Pictorial Overview of the Brown Fruit Farm"

October 10, 2016
Marge Bennett:
"Growing Up in Powell During the Depression and Beyond"

September 12, 2016
Mike Frush
"Antique Picture Frames"

August 28, 2016
30th Anniversary Ice Cream Social

August 09, 2016
Sherry Carmichael
Walking Tour of Downtown Powell

August 08, 2016
Sherry Carmichael leads
Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Powell

June 13, 2016
Rachel Edwards:
"Victoria: Victoria Woodhull, the first female U.S. presidential candidate"

May 09, 2016
Greg Feustel:
"History of the Army Corps of Engineers and Delaware Lake"

April 11, 2016
George Morrison
"The Music and History of the Bagpipe"

March 14, 2016
Valerie Mattingly, Highbanks Metropark volunteer
"The Mulzer Mill at Powell"

February 08, 2016
Sherry Carmichael:
"Victorian Valentines"

November 09, 2015
Steve Bemiller of Garth's Auctions, Inc.
Appraisal Clinic

October 12, 2015
Sue Packard:
American Samplers in the 1800s

September 13, 2015
Good Ol' Days: Revisiting the 1800s and Early 1900s

August 10, 2015
Sherry Carmichael;
Walking Tour of Powell

July 13, 2015
Pot Luck and Annual Meeting

June 08, 2015
Area students from Powell Village Academy and Olentangy Middle School
Creative History Projects

May 11, 2015
Harold Trumbull
"Honoring Memorial Day"

April 13, 2015
Derek Hinkle
"Using the Civil War to Engage Students"

March 09, 2015
Gretchen and Jeff Glasgow
"The Hanby Family and the Underground Railroad"

February 09, 2015
Brent Carson, President of the Delaware Co. Historical Society
"Stage Coach Stops in Delaware County"

December 06, 2014
Christmas Open House (during Holidays in Powell)

November 10, 2014
Beth Weinhardt:
"Drying Up America: The Impact of a Small Central Ohio Village."

August 11, 2014
led by Sherry Carmichael
Walking Tour of Powell

July 14, 2014
Annual Meeting and Potluck

June 09, 2014
Devon Hardwick
Re-enacting a Civil War chaplain to the 121st Company of Delaware Ohio.

May 12, 2014
Jan Kleinline
Life in the 1600s

April 14, 2014
Carroll Neidhart
"War of 1812, Ft. Morrow and Block Houses"

March 10, 2014
Gretchen Curtis
"The Historic Chautauqua Movement"

February 10, 2014
Jeffrey Hill, Author
"The 26th Ohio Veteran Volunteer Infantry: The Groundhog Regiment"

December 08, 2013

November 11, 2013
Marilynn Regrut
"How Buttons Reflect History, Politics and Art"

October 14, 2013
Tim Sells, author
Before Dublin was Doubling

September 09, 2013
Karen Ricker, Naturalist, Metro Parks
"Artifacts of the Past"

September 08, 2013
Good 'Ol Days

August 05, 2013
Gary Heffner, Editor of Massey Harris Ferguson Legacy Quarterly
"History of Massey Harris Ferguson Farm Equipment and Its Impact on Agriculture in Central Ohio and Around the World"

July 08, 2013
Misti Spillman, Central Ohio Local History Corps (AmeriCorps) Member at Ohio Historical Society
"Reviving Cemeteries: Making them Relevant in Local History"

June 10, 2013
David Hogan, Professor of History at Heidelberg University
"Selling 'em by the Sack: White Castle and the Creation of American Fast Food"

May 13, 2013
Barbara Brown, An Interpreter at Ohio Village in the past
"Mid-19th Century Farm Life"

April 08, 2013
Algy S. McBride, Clintonville Historical Society
"Ancestors and Descendants of American Presidents"

March 11, 2013
Jeffrey T. Darbee - author
"Delaware and Delaware County"

February 11, 2013
Bob Wilhelm
A Visit to China and Tibet

December 10, 2012

November 12, 2012
David Martin

October 08, 2012
T.K. Cellar

September 10, 2012
Robin Mayes of Delaware County's Preservation Parks
"The 'new' 1930s home at Gallant Farm Preserve."

August 13, 2012
Walking Tour of Downtown Powell at 7 pm.

July 09, 2012
Susan Van Der Weele

May 14, 2012
Jerry Borin

April 09, 2012
John Snouffer

March 12, 2012
Mike Frush , presented
Columbus Celebrates Its Bicentennial

February 13, 2012
John Ward
Lincoln's Funeral Train