Powell Liberty Historical Society

A window into the past of Powell and Liberty Township

Special Programs Videos

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Irena Carpenter's Journal

Sherry Carmichael portrays Irena Carpenter, the matriarch of the first white family to settle in Delaware County, as she describes her family and their moves from Connecticut to central New York and then in 1801 to what became Liberty Township. Music credit: "Dreamstrider" by Cody Martin Content ID Code:: XCU6YRMTJP66BJVE

Presentor(s):   Sherry Carmichael

Videographer:   Allen Miller


History of Early Schools

Sherry Carmichael's presentation of a brief histroy of schools and schooling from pioneer times to the present. The video is primarily intended for elementary school students but is of interest to all.

Presentor(s):   Sherry Carmichael

Videographer:   Allen Miller


Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Powell

Video of the stops on Sherry Carmichael's walking tour of downtown Powell that is offered every summer. Learn about some of the key point in the history of the city.

Presentor(s):   Sherry Carmichael

Videographer:   Allen Miller


One Room School Districts of Liberty Township

A presentation made by Sherry Carmichael to the Olentangy Rotary on January 28. 2021 via Zoom. The presentation reviews the development of the Olentangy Local School system with emphasis on the origin of one room schools. Pictures of the buildings in their current state are included.

Presentor(s):   Sherry Carmichael

Videographer:   Zoom Recording


Martin-Perry House

Introducing children to the history of the Martin-Perry House in Powell, Ohio. This video was produced as part of Abbi Ogilbee's Girl Scout Gold Award project

Presentor(s):   Abbi Ogilbee

Videographer:   Jeffrey Ogilbee