Historic Bremen

Bremen, Indiana



Information about Historic Bremen, Inc.

Summer Hours: Visit the Depot!

The Historic Bremen B&O Train Depot is open on the first Sunday of the month from May to October. Visit from 2-4 PM on these days: June 4 July 2 August 6 September 3 October 1 The Bremen History Center... Continue Reading →

Have your class reunion at the history center!

If your high school class is having a class reunion, consider having a reception at the Bremen History Center. We usually host three or four class reunions each summer and provide two or three docents and access to our yearbooks... Continue Reading →

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... 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 →

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 →

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 →

New equipment

Historic Bremen has acquired a new piece of equipment, a double-size scanner capable of scanning photos and documents up to 12"x18". This makes it possible for us to scan oversize photos and two pages of most books. The Epson DS-50000... Continue Reading →

Class reunions

This year, Historic Bremen will host a record number of class reunions at the history center. Some reunions that were postponed from last year doubled up our events this year. The classes of 1970, 1971, and 1960 have already taken... Continue Reading →

2020 time capsule

Historic Bremen has put together a time capsule filled with items commemorating the year that was 2020. A lot happened last year: the COVID-19 pandemic, major road repairs lasting months, businesses closing temporarily or permanently, employees working from home, remote... Continue Reading →

Doc Bowen book

Historic Bremen newest publication is here! Otis R. Bowen; From Farm Boy to Governor: A Life, a 26-page biography of Indiana’s 44th governor (and long-time Bremen physician) has been released for distribution.  The book is intended for elementary children, particularly... Continue Reading →

Berg donations

Recently, Barb Berg offered an antique horse fountain and hitching posts to Historic Bremen. And this past week, the means were rallied and the items retrieved from the Berg farm on Grape Road south of town. One is a large,... Continue Reading →

Welcome, BHS class of 1973

On Saturday, 10/6/2018, the Bremen High School class of 1973 will visit the history center from 1 to 4. Docents will be available to guide visitors thru the exhibits. Derek Jensen will be available to show our digital collection and... Continue Reading →

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