Powell Liberty Historical Society

A window into the past of Powell and Liberty Township

Powell History

Our Mission:

Preservation, education, and service to the community.

The Martin Perry house is currently closed but will be opening soon. Check here for updates.

Upcoming Programs

All Are Welcome! - No Charge but Donations Appreciated!

Monday July 13, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
at Martin-Perry House

We are tentatively planning to offer the walking tour in both July and August. The number of participants will be limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic and reservations will be required. Reservations will open two weeks prior to the events. Check back here for updates.

Sherry Carmichael, 6th generation Powell resident and long time PLHS volunteer will present
"Walking tour of downtown Powell"

Reservations are required for this program.
The July tour is at maximum capacity and we are not taking additional reservations. Please consider the August 10 tour. Reservations for the August tour will open July 27. Thank you for your interest!!!

Program Details

Recent Programs and Events

Images of the COVID-19 Pandemic Impact in Liberty Township

A few images illustrating the response to the isolation and social distancing requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic. Parks and playgrounds were empty on a nice Sunday afternoon early in May 2020.


Painting the Martin-Perry House Roof

Mike Brattain and his assistant painted the roof of the Martin-Perry House as part of a grant provided by the Delaware County Foundation funded by the Sabatino Family and Jack and Jane VanFossen Funds.



Grants from the Ron Sabatino Family Fund and the Jack and Jane Van Fossen Fund of the Delaware County Foundation are gratefully acknowledged. These gifts support maintenance of the Martin-Perry Homestead and the ongoing pursuit of our mission.

Learn more about the Delaware County Foundation.