Powell Liberty Historical Society

A window into the past of Powell and Liberty Township

Special Programs

Upon request volunteers will 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.

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Title
From Your Valentine
Description
The history of Victorian valentines including a collection of cards.
Presentation
Presenter
Sherry Carmichael
Date
Unknown

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.
Video(s)
Presenter
Sherry Carmichael
Videographer
Allen Miller
Date
Apr-27-2021

Title
Irena Carpenter's Journal - A Woman's Perspective on Traveling to the Ohio Territory
Description
This recorded program of historical fiction, developed for the Delaware County Historical Society, tells the story of Irena Carpenter, wife of Nathan Carpenter, the first white family to settle in the county in what is now Liberty Township. Sherry portrays Irena Carpenter, who came here with her husband and 10 children in 1801. She presents a woman's perspective of coming to the wilderness of the Ohio Territory. Sherry wrote the script for the video and portrayed Irena. The story is based on documented facts, where available, and incorporates plausible guesses where the information is not known.
Video(s)
Presenter
Sherry Carmichael
Videographer
Allen Miller
Date
Jul-21-2022
Attachment(s)

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.
Video(s)
Presenter
Abbi Ogilbee
Videographer
Jeffrey Ogilbee
Date
Nov-20-2020

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
Presentation
Presenter
Carole Wilhelm and Sherry Carmichael
Date
Feb-18-2021

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.
Video(s)
Presenter
Sherry Carmichael
Videographer
Zoom Recording
Date
Jan-30-2021
Presentation
Presenter
Sherry Carmichael
Date
Jan-28-2021

Title
The People of Powell
Description
Featuring 200 years of settlers, store keepers, doctors, teachers, historians and other good people
Presentation
Presenter
Carole Wilhelm
Date
Unknown

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.
Video(s)
Presenter
Sherry Carmichael
Videographer
Allen Miller
Date
Mar-13-2021

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.
Video(s)
Presenter
Sherry Carmichael
Videographer
Allen Miller
Date
Jun-28-2021