Historic Bremen

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History Chat: Randy Sriver

The next History Chat of 2019 is Randy Sriver, long-time teacher at Bremen High School, on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. Please enter by the old bank entrance at the corner of Plymouth and Center. Those who attend… Continue Reading →

History Chat: Bruce Jennings

The next History Chat of 2019 is Bruce Jennings, Bremen’s long-time high school principal, on Thursday, August 15, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. Please enter by the old bank entrance at the corner of Plymouth and Center. Those who attend find… Continue Reading →

History Chat: Frank DeSantis

The next History Chat of 2019 is Frank DeSantis, Bremen’s long-time teacher and coach, on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. Please enter by the old bank entrance at the corner of Plymouth and Center. Those who attend find… Continue Reading →

Marylin (Cripe) Haines family collection

Brandon Rowe has passed along a digital album of wonderful school photos from the 1920s and ’30s, when his grandmother’s sister, Mary Young, was a teacher. Many of these are her personal copies, and she labeled the students. The collection… Continue Reading →

History Chat: Don Bunge

The first History Chat of 2019 is Don Bunge, Bremen’s long-time football coach and teacher, on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. Please enter by the old bank entrance at the corner of Plymouth and Center. Those who attend… Continue Reading →

Genealogy night at the history center

Come to the Mural Room in the Bremen Senior Apartments on June 5 at 6:30 for a genealogy talk by Derek Jensen. This is presented in conjunction with the library as an extension of their Genealogy 101 program in February…. Continue Reading →

Dietrich-Sheetz family collection

In late April, this author met with Phyllis [Sheetz] Borkholder, who offered a large number of digital photos and some physical photos for our collection. These included a family scrapbook and four family photo collections that include Sheetz, Berger, and… Continue Reading →

Valentine by postal proxy

The Enquirer published this little pre-Valentine tale January 30, 1886. How much of it is true is impossible to tell. The postmaster at the time was John Bauer, Jr., who would have been 49. As a reminder that Bremen was… Continue Reading →

Dick Huff family photo collection

More than 50 photos from the Richard D Huff family are now available on our Flickr account. These were generously donated some years ago along with a binder of recipes. Dick Huff (1899-1980) belonged to the farming Huffs and not… Continue Reading →

Otho & Gertrude Huff family photo collection

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 →

Bremen author to appear at Library Nov 14

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 →

History Chat: Woodie’s Food Mart

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.

History Chat: Koontz Hardware

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.

Remembering Flora Bowser

We are remembering Flora M Bowser (1920–2018) who served on the Board of Directors of Historic Bremen from 2005 to 2008 during the development time for Historic Bremen, Inc. and the preservation of the Historic Bremen Railroad Depot. Flora was… Continue Reading →

General David W Hiester uniforms

Darrell [Hiester] Painter, daughter of Brigadier General David W Hiester, stopped by to offer a suitcase full of her father’s uniforms and services medals today. They are loaned to us for evaluation to decide which ones to add to our… Continue Reading →

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