Powell Liberty Historical Society

A window into the past of Powell and Liberty Township

Special Programs

Volunteers are available to present the special programs listed below to schools and other interested organizations. Specially requested programs may also be possible.

Phone (614) 848-6210 or email info@powellhistory.org for more information.


Title
A Historic House and Garden Tour
Description
This presentation highlights the formation of the Powell Liberty Historical Society, the effort to save and renovate the Martin-Perry House, and the role of the Powell Area Garden Club in developing and maintaining the gardens surrounding the house.

Title
From Your Valentine
Description
The history of Victorian valentines including a collection of cards.

Title
History of Early Schools
Description
Sherry Carmichael presents a brief review of the evolution of schools from the early 1800's to the present. The focus is on Liberty Township of Delaware County Ohio, but the material is relevant to all. The presentation is primarily intended for elementary school children.

Title
Hyattsville, A Railroad Town: the village, the man and his house
Description
A review of the founding and development of Hyattsville, now Hyatts, and the people that made it happen.

Title
Martin-Perry House
Description
A video only presentation designed specifically for children. The objective is to develop an interest in history via a virtual tour of the house that examines some of the museum artifacts.

Title
The History of Powell
Description
The history of the Powell Liberty Historical Society and the history of Powell presented to the Powell Citizen's Academy, Feb. 2021

Title
The One Room School Districts of Liberty Township
Description
A summary of the one room schools that populated Liberty Township in the late 1800s and the first decades of the 1900s. The presentation was prepared for the January 2021 meeting of the Olentangy Rotary which was presented via Zoom.

Title
The People of Powell
Description
Featuring 200 years of settlers, store keepers, doctors, teachers, historians and other good people

Title
Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Powell
Description
The walking tour, offered each summer, highlights some of the history of Powell and the buildings that are still standing in the downtown area. Some of the key individuals behind the develop of the area are also described.

Title
Walking Tour of the Powell Cemetery
Description
Sherry Carmichael leads a walking tour of the Powell Cemetery highlighting some of the notable burials and reviewing a bit of Powell History along the way. The tour was recorded June 14, 2021.