Blizzard of ‘78 topic of program


The blizzard of 1978 hit Delaware County hard.

The blizzard of 1978 hit Delaware County hard.


In advance of the 40th anniversary of “The Blizzard of ’78”, the Delaware County Historical Society will be holding a free public program at 7 p.m. on March 2 at the Barn at Stratford, 2690 Stratford Rd., Delaware.

Society President, Brent Carson, will present local newspaper accounts and photographs of the “Record Blizzard” that struck Delaware County in 1978. Following the introduction, attendees will be invited to share their recollections and photographs with the audience.

For information, or to loan photos for digital scanning into the Society’s collection, email Programs@DelawareOhioHistory.org or call 740-369-3831, extension 3.

The Delaware County Historical Society is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote, preserve and sustain interest in the history of Delaware County. The Barn at Stratford is operated by DCHS as an event venue for weddings, corporate meetings and other special occasions.

To learn more, visit the venue and society web sites at barnatstratford.org and delawareohiohistory.org.

The blizzard of 1978 hit Delaware County hard.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/40/2017/02/web1_Blizzard-1978-photo-2.jpgThe blizzard of 1978 hit Delaware County hard.