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EAST MAIN JUNCTION WITH SR 25, FREEDOM BRIDGE--PHOTO BY MICHAEL G GRIFFEY
FRESHLY RESURFACED EAST MAIN STREET--PHOTO BY MICHAEL G GRIFFEY
ENTERING DELPHI ON SOUTH WASHINGTON STREET--PHOTO BY MICHAEL G GRIFFEY
Have you seen the Roman Venice,
Have you roamed through modern Spain,
Have you lingered long in Paris,
Have you vowed to go again?
Still the town that wins a fellow
Making him forget to grieve
Is the little town of Delphi,
There's a place that's hard to leave.
You can get to any city,
You can find most any place--
Paths that other men have threaded
You can teach your feet to trace.
But it isn't in arriving
That your bosom learns to heave;
If you ever go to Delphi
You will find it hard to leave.
Not that you would take it with you--
No one ever thought of that;
But the pictures that abide there--
Woody hills and fertile flat,
Genial people, social converse,
Friendly games that don't deceive--
Oh, the reasons, they are plenty,
That makes Delphi hard to leave.
--Leroy Armstrong, The Oracle 1907
MAYOR OF DELPHI SHANE EVANS
EAST SIDE COURTHOUSE SQUARE WITH OPERA HOUSE
FREEDOM BRIDGE--ENTRANCE TO DELPHI SR 25
WABASH & ERIE CANAL ANNEX
WABASH & ERIE CANAL PARK AND INTERPRETIVE CENTER
CARROLL COUNTY COURTHOUSE--100TH BIRTHDAY IN 2016
CIVIL WAR MONUMENT--COURTHOUSE SQUARE
VETERANS DAY 2016--TWO MEMBERS OF MARINE CORPS LEAGUE, MICHAEL WALTERS DETACHMENT
INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE 2016
ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH & RECTORY
M.M. MURPHY FOUNTAIN
Out Of The Past
ROXY THEATRE WAS LOCATED ON NORTH SIDE OF COURTHOUSE SQUARE
MOVING THE CASE HOUSE FROM FRONT STREET TO THE CANAL PARK, 1986
WASHINGTON STREET BARBER SHOP IN DELPHI
50 YEARS AGO--1966
CARROLL COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY ARCHIVES
DELPHI ORACLE BASKETBALL, 1928-29--1st rw: Bob Schrader, Ted Koup, Woodrow McCowell, Coach Paul Lostutter, Manager, Reed Weaver, Doxie Moore, "Hez" Howell, 2nd rw: --, John Shuey, Bill Perigo, Orville Kelly, John Roth, "Doc" Joyce, Woodrow Whiteman, Charles Popejoy.
Delphi High School is seeking high school information/stats on basketball coach/player Doxie Moore. Doxie went on to play basketball at Purdue (1930-1934). Information regarding his Delphi playing days is needed. Please contact Athletic Director Kevin Sims, email@example.com or Head Basketball Coach Adam Ballard firstname.lastname@example.org.
--PHOTO BY MICHAEL G GRIFFEY
December 19, 1973, this was the scene on East Main Street in Delphi as a blizzard struck the City. The person on the sidewalk is the late Jack Moore.
On April 22, 1977, a semi loaded with grain drove in front of a Norfolk Western train traveling toward Delphi at the SR 218 crossing near The Andersons Grain Mill. The driver of the semi and two workers on the train were killed, and five others were injured.
First it was Hardee's, then it was Arby's, and now it is ALLBQ'S. A very popular spot for the best BBQ around!
--CARROLL COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY ARCHIVES
A very popular hangout for teens in the 1950's was Wynkoop Pharmacy on the east side of the Courthouse Square. Pictured is the original location which is currently occupied by The Specialty Shop. Wynkoop's owner Frank Fitch moved the business to a larger location where the Delphi Preservation Society Gallery occupied.
Clawson Chevrolet Staff, 1939--front, l-r: J.R. Clawson, Fred Morrison, Naomi Johnson, Paul Ashba, Jack Gee, G.L. Clawson, rw 2: Ward Oaks, ---, Butch Shoup, Alvin Clauser, George Vaughn, Manuel Miller, Leonard Downing, Ira Hunt, Earnest Murphy, Don Vianco, Jack Orr, Medford Clawson.
BETTY'S LUNCH was owned by Betty Powell of Delphi, and was located on South Washington Street across from the Delphi Body Works. It was a favorite eatery for many residents for several years.
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