Our purpose is acquire artifacts and historical data of the history of Delano and Franklin Township.


Our Mission

Preserving the past, enriching the present
and securing the future.

Yesterday is History,
’Tis so far away
Yesterday is Poetry
’Tis Philosophy

Yesterday is mystery
Where it is Today
While we shrewdly speculate
Flutter both away
— Emily Dickinson

What We've Achieved

Preserving the Past

  • Created a repository for Delano's historical artifacts.
  • Created a database of artifacts.
  • Helping refurbish the Old Village Hall building.
  • Working on the digitizing past editions of Delano Eagle Newspaper.

Educating the Future

  • Organizing the annual Heritage Festival.
  • Organizing Celebrations for
    • The Sutton Farm's                    150th Anniversary
    • Reider' Meat Market's 100th Anniversary
  • Organizing workshops, lectures and demonstrations.