Historic Bremen board member and woodworking, botany, and photography enthusiast Keith Board has passed away. We offer our heartfelt condolences to his wife Patty and son Brandon and other family and friends. Keith had a passion for architecture and history… Continue Reading →
The Bremen History Center (and Historic Depot) will be closed for the holidays. The history center will open again on January 8. The depot will open again in the spring on the first Sunday of each month.
More than 150 photos from the Otho and Gertrude [Nufer] Huff family are now available on our Flickr account. These were generously provided by the Steve Huff family for scanning and include some related family and friends. Otho Huff was… Continue Reading →
Kerry L Stevens, graduate of the Bremen High School, will appear at the Bremen Public Library on November 14, 2018, to promote his book Forever Herself: A Son’s Memoir of a Remarkable Woman, about his mother, Berthella May [Whitmyer] Stevens,… Continue Reading →
In 2014, Charles Schramm gave a talk at the history center on the history of Woodie’s Food Mart, which started downtown on West Plymouth Street.
Note: as part of this effort, all the downtown buildings have been given history plaques to post in their windows, each explaining the history of the buildings, including when they were built, who built them, and what businesses they were home to thru their history.
It is appropriate to mark, on this Indigenous Peoples’ Day, that this year marks the 180th anniversary of the removal of the Potawatomi from Marshall county in what became known as the Trail of Death. This article from the 1838… Continue Reading →
In 2014, Kent Koontz gave a talk at the history center on the history of Koontz Hardware store, sold in 2017 to the Jones family and called Yoder Hardware.