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1906: Senff log cabin

A small collection of photos was recently gifted to this author from a second cousin, and it includes a terrific picture of my great-great-grandparents’ in front of their log cabin. I’ve occasionally remarked that Historic Bremen has no photos of… Continue Reading →

1902: Ben Shaffer gets Bremen some artillery

Through the efforts of Bremen’s Grand Army of the Republic post (Civil War vets), led by Ben Shaffer, Bremen got its cannon for the cemetery in 1902. Click on any image to view a larger version. Benjamin Shaffer (1844-1912) had… Continue Reading →

History Chat: Derek Jensen on Researching Your Family History

The next history chat will feature Derek Jensen explaining how to research your family history online, on Thursday, August 18, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. Please enter by the old bank entrance at the corner of Plymouth and Center. Those who attend find the talks very interesting. Come and bring a friend and enjoy the morning.

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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 →

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 →

Class of 1956… back in 1947

Here is Miss Stukey’s homeroom class in 1947, most of whom would graduate as part of the class of 1956. Click on an image to display a gallery. The photo was taken at what is today the Bremen Elementary School… Continue Reading →

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