Visit the History Center and Historic Depot!

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The Bremen History Center is located at 111 N. Center St. in the one-time hotel/bank in the center of Bremen, Indiana. It is open to visitors, free of charge: Every Tuesday and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The… 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 →

Remembering Dave Holmes

We say goodbye to Dave Holmes, who was instrumental in helping Historic Bremen get established 20 years ago so it could save the Historic B&O Depot. He continued to give advice and legal help for the past 20 years, including… Continue Reading →

Historic Bremen Annual Meeting

Historic Bremen will host its 2022 annual meeting on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 6:30 PM in the Bremen Community and Performing Arts Center (old Lutheran Church on East South St). All members are specifically invited and the meeting is… Continue Reading →

Remembering Lu Town

We say goodbye to our friend Lu Town, who served on the board of directors of Historic Bremen from 2011-2019. She left the board a few years ago for personal reasons but was a warmly missed personality. Her obituary at… Continue Reading →

Theodore Bauer: Bremen’s Barber & Music Man

Theodore Bauer served Bremen as a barber for seven decades, starting in his brother Oliver’s shop in 1896 moving four or five times to shops on N Center street (depending on whether or not you count replacing an old wood-frame… Continue Reading →

1950 census

Following the 72-year release schedule, the 1950 census became available to the public in April of 2022, and genealogy organizations leapt on it. This census has a significantly different form from previous ones. It is oriented vertically and arranged more… Continue Reading →

1986: The Class of 1986

It’s been 36 years, and yet it only seems like yesterday that the class of 1986 graduated Bremen High School. Here is a substantial part of that class’ senior portraits. If you have more or portraits from other years, we’d… Continue Reading →

Historic Depot Summer Hours: May 1, 2-4

Historic Bremen is resuming our summer hours for the Historic B&O Depot as well as the Bremen History Center. The depot will be open Sunday, May 1, from 2 to 4 PM and the first Sunday of the month until… Continue Reading →

1860s: Link & Fink sawmill ledger

Last year, we were given on loan-term loan a ledger of the Link & Fink sawmill in German township. It is filled with many Bremen-area names of customers who had logs sawn into lumber. It’s a fascinating document of a… Continue Reading →

Slide and Newspaper reader

A new addition to Historic Bremen’s research capabilities is the Kodak Slide N Scan, which allows us to view and capture slides and film. This is valuable, because the Bremen Enquirer has only been scanned by Newspapers.com up to 1964…. Continue Reading →

Dan Shuppert school sports collection

Dan Shuppert, long-time Bremen English teacher and counselor, allowed us to add his collection of sports teams he coached over the years to our digital collection. The photos range from the early 1980s to the 2000s. Note: Many of the… Continue Reading →

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