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The “artifact” is the most fundamental and broadly used term to represent any object that was created by human culture. Artifacts are great sources for better understanding our past, they provide another way to approach our history.


Delaware County Historical Society encourages you to visit our Museum Gallery, and take the opportunity to let our collection help you understand the significant history of Delaware County. Come debate their meaning and let us spark your memories.


Five Ways to think about Artifacts in History

  • Artifacts tell stories

  • Artifacts connect people

  • Artifacts can have symbolic meaning

  • Artifacts capture time

  • Artifacts reflect change

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