Historic Bremen

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1902-1964: Christmas wishes thru time

The Enquirer began publishing children’s letters to Santa Claus in 1902, but it didn’t last long. It restarted in the 1930s and became a tradition. Click any image to view it larger.

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 →

Wagner, Zimmer, Miller photo collection

Historic Bremen has recently scanned and researched more than 65 photos in two family photo albums donated to the History Center. These photos date from the mid-1800s to the early 1900s and feature numerous families related to Bremen residents. As… Continue Reading →

Yockey, Swank, Fries, Ringle photo collection

Historic Bremen has recently scanned and researched more than 65 photos in two family photo albums donated to the History Center. These photos date from the mid-1800s to the early 1900s and feature numerous families related to Bremen residents. As… Continue Reading →

Mystery: BHS class of 1920

The History Center has been given a picture of the Bremen class of 1920, but the students are not identified by name, and there was no BHS yearbook produced in 1920. We need help in identifying the class members. The… Continue Reading →

1920: Bremen thugs at Lake Maxinkuckee

August 1920: Drunken youths from Bremen harass motorists at Lake Maxinkuckee… and get arrested. The miscreants were Ed Miller, Clyde Coverstone, Ollie Klopfenstine, Rudy Klopfenstine, Walter Kimes, and Harold Heckaman (the Pharos-Trib gets their names a little wrong; the Enquirer… 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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