Gingerbread Man

Are you looking for a gingerbread man at the History Center? He’s in the window!

Christmas Decoration Lighting Ceremony

The Annual Christmas Lighting Ceremony will take place November 23 at 6:30 in the downtown area.

November 5: Charity Texas Hold ’em Poker Tournament to benefit Historic Bremen

UPDATE: The poker tournament was a great success. We raised nearly $5000 to benefit Historic Bremen! Thanks again to the sponsors, organizers, and players! Saturday, November 5, 2022 6:30pm   Check In 7:00pm   Play Starts Location: St. Isadore’s Hall, 803 W… Continue Reading →

The 132-year history of the Bremen Enquirer

Note: This article was first posted December 17, 2018. It has been updated and improved with new research. Bremen’s paper of record, The Bremen Enquirer, was founded in November of 1885 by Brook H Bowman (1858-1931). 2018 marked the end… Continue Reading →

Remembering Calvin Koontz

We say goodbye to our friend Calvin Koontz, a regular at the Historic Bremen Sharing Bremen Memories gatherings. Calvin shared stories and allowed us to scan many of his family photos over the years. His wit and knowledge will be… Continue Reading →

Maps of Bremen

We have built up quite an impressive collection of digital maps of Bremen, Indiana, over the last several years. From as far back as 1872 to fairly recent times, we have some quite detailed and high-resolution images. You can find… Continue Reading →

Sep 9: Bremen Brown Bag at County Museum

Marshall County Historical Society Museum is sponsoring a Brown Bag Event (bring your lunch) on Friday, September 9, 2022, from Noon – 1:00 p.m. at the museum at 123 N. Michigan Street in Plymouth. Historic downtown Bremen has transformed in… Continue Reading →

2002 – 2022: Historic Bremen anniversary event videos

Today, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of Historic Bremen as an organization. We hosted a brief program at the Historic B&O Depot with speakers Kurt Garner (Marshall County historian), RT Henke (Historic Bremen historian), and Matt VanSoest (Bremen Community Cares)…. Continue Reading →

Historic Bremen 20th Anniversary at the Depot!

Sunday, August 28, Historic Bremen invites the public to an event to celebrate its 20th anniversary. There will be a short program of speakers and well as ice cream and cookies. Sunday, August 28, 2022 – 2:00 p.m. Historic B&O… Continue Reading →

1930s: Hard Times & Bad Roads

Roy Molebash was a mail carrier in the 1930s whose route took him north of Bremen to deliver to Madison township residents with Bremen addresses. He seems to have had a sense of humor about the more difficult parts of… Continue Reading →

Remembering Dewey Martin

We say goodbye to our friend Dewey Martin, a generous supporter and frequent visitor to the Bremen History Center. Dewey contributed items to us about Bremen’s Boy Scouts organization and the Pottawatomie Trail of Death as well as some photos…. Continue Reading →

Bremen yearbooks digitized

One of our goals at Historic Bremen is to scan all of the BHS yearbooks and make them available online on our Flickr account. We don’t scan every page but rather focus on senior pictures, clubs, and sports teams, with… Continue Reading →

Historic Depot Summer Hours: August 7, 2-4

Historic Bremen has resumed summer hours for the Historic B&O Depot. The depot will be open the first Sunday of the month from 2 to 4 PM. The history center will be open at the same time. As a reminder,… Continue Reading →

1897: Moving Pictures

In 1897, motion pictures came to Bremen for the first time. The Bremen Theatre did not exist yet (that would come along in 1910), so the presentation was shown in the hall on the second floor of the Wright Building,… Continue Reading →

Historic Depot Summer Hours: July 3, 2-4

Historic Bremen has resumed summer hours for the Historic B&O Depot. The depot will be open Sunday, July 3, from 2 to 4 PM and the first Sunday of every month until October. The history center will be open at… Continue Reading →

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