This ran in the Bremen Enquirer on Christmas Day, 1886…. A plug hat was a hat with a short, round crown. It was an older style. This one is from the civil war.
This item on an intemperate temperance candidate drowning the poor voters of Bremen ran in the Marshall County Republican prior to the 1878 elections. Adam Vinnedge, who lived west of Bremen and had a store in LaPaz, seems to have… Continue Reading →
Note: We ran this last year, but it’s more relevant now…. Baseball was not just the national pastime in the early 20th century but the pastime for most Bremen residents as well. The little town had at least three teams,… Continue Reading →
In 2010, Bob Carrico gave a History Chat on his family’s business. His parents, Jerry and Ruth Carrico, create a business shortly after World War 2 fabricating light fixtures, altars, baptistries, and many other furnishings for churches all over America…. Continue Reading →
The Holland Radiator company came to Bremen in 1892. It was rebuilt in 1895 after a devastating fire and became American Radiator in 1909, but pulled out in 1930.
The Marshall County Independent reported on a mysterious French woman found by the railroad tracks at Bremen back in September of 1898—118 years ago this week.
The Bremen Enquirer ran the above humorous item August 11, 1904.
Among the artifacts donated to Historic Bremen by the Bremen Public Library was a comb-bound book celebrating the 100th anniversary of St Paul’s Lutheran Church in Bremen. It featured photographs of past and present ministers and church buildings, as well… Continue Reading →