Powell Liberty Historical Society

A window into the past of Powell and Liberty Township

Program Schedule


Date
May 13, 2024, 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Title
Haunting Histories
Presenter
Cherise Williams
Summary
Local author and paranormal investigator, Cherise Williams, will present Haunting Histories. She will explain what hauntings are and describe how the paranormal and history go together with the paranormal and ghost stories helping to keep history alive. Her presentation will include the results of her ongoing investigation of downtown Powell. Worthington, Westerville, Dublin, Hilliard and many more of our central Ohio neighborhoods have haunted sites. Why not Powell? Maybe Cherise will change that story.

Date
June 10, 2024, 07:00 PM - 09:59 PM
Title
Walking Tour of the Powell Cemetery
Presenter
Sherry Carmichael
Summary
Sherry Carmichael, a 6th Powell resident, will lead us through the Powell Cemetery, highlighting graves of many influential Powell residents who played significant roles in the development of Powell. Reservations are required this event. Reservations will open at 8:00 AM on May 27, 2024, and will remain open until the tour is full. Reservations may be accessed via a link on the home page of the website, www.powellhistory.org. The tour will start promptly at 7:00 PM from the Martin-Perry House, 103 East Olentangy Street which is directly across from the Grace Drive intersection at E. Olentangy St..

Date
July 08, 2024, 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Title
Walking Tour of Downtown Powell
Presenter
Sherry Carmichael
Summary
Sherry Carmichael will once again lead us on a walking tour of downtown Powell. Highlighted will be many historic buildings, interesting anecdotes, and Sherry's personal remembrances of growing up in "old Powell" in the 1950s and '60s. We will leave promptly at 7:00 PM from the Martin Perry House, 103 East Olentangy Street, located on Powell Road (Rt. 750) at Grace Drive. Reservations are required. Reservations will open at 8:00 AM on June beginning June 24, 2024 and can be made via a link that will appear on the home page of the website, www.powellhistory.org, at that time.

Date
August 12, 2024, 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Title
Walking Tour of Downtown Powell
Presenter
Sherry Carmichael
Summary
Sherry Carmichael will once again lead us on a walking tour of downtown Powell. Many historic buildings will be highlighted along with interesting anecdotes about the area, and Sherry's personal remembrances of growing up in "old Powell" in the 1950s and '60s. We will leave promptly at 7:00 PM from the Martin Perry House, 103 East Olentangy Street, located on Powell Road (Rt. 750) at Grace Drive. Reservations are required. Reservations will open at 8:00 AM on June beginning June 24, 2024, and can be made via a link that will appear on the home page of this website at that time.

Date
September 09, 2024, 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Title
The Unwritten History of Delaware County in Stone
Presenter
Steve Schenck
Summary
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