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History Chat: Life in the Amish community

In 2016, Mary Ellen Kauffman and Miriam Hochstetler gave a talk at the history center on their lives growing up in the Amish community and their later interactions with them.

History Chat season kicks off with Teghtmeyer on Lincoln

Tom Teghtmeyer kicked off the 2016 History Chats on May 17 with an interesting talk on the life and presidency of Abraham Lincoln. It was a well-attended and appreciated discussion. Rest of the 2016 schedule: June 16 — Maria Mikel… Continue Reading →

1870: town of Bremen census

Although Bremen was first surveyed and platted in 1851, the beginning of the town is often dated to 1871, when it was incorporated. What was it like back then? In 1870, the census of Bremen covered just three pages: 120… Continue Reading →

Class of 1951… back in 1945

Here is Principal Cook with part of the 6th grade class in 1945, most of whom would graduate as part of the class of 1951. Click on an image to display a gallery. The photo was taken at what is… Continue Reading →

Mystery: who are these fellows?

In this photo from about 1915, some Senff boys, Albert boys, Swanks, Motzes, a Hochstetler, a Stine, and a Redman can be found, all from southeast part of German township. Can you identify any of the other boys and young… Continue Reading →

Doc Bowen

The Bremen History Center has an exhibit all about the life and career of Otis R Bowen, MD. This post exists as a reference for tagging the families in Doc’s background. See the exhibit page for details.

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