Greetings from Delaware, Ohio

A collection of vintage postcards and ephemera.

Images of my hometown from the late 1800s to the late 1900s

Downtown ~ OWU ~ County ~ Streets ~ Outdoors ~ Buildings ~ Events ~ Ephemera ~1913 Flood ~ Links

Many new cards and images added in the past months, especially photos from county and 1913 flood.







 Hi All, Duane Bargar here, yes, of the Bargar Jewelry family. The postcards and assorted images presented on this site are all from my personal collection, which is neither for sale nor a commercial pursuit. Most of the cards and images here are from the late 19th and early 20th century and a few as late as the 1960s and 70s.

  I created this page as a small token of appreciation for the history of the town that shaped me. Born in 1975 (at Riverside in Columbus, but consider myself a Delaware native) I lived my young life in Delaware, Ashley, and mostly in the Historic District of Stratford, before moving away a couple times and now I reside in New Mexico. 

  I gladly welcome any additional information, comments, corrections, or the like for the site. Please feel free to contact me with any of the above at  

  Also I'll be adding additional postcards and other information as I have time to scan it all into the computer. 

  Thanks for checking out
the site. 

Happy 200th Delaware, Ohio!