History is one of those things I have always loved. I liked it when I was young and my high school American History teacher, Tim Anthes, made it exciting and interesting.
I think my life in the newspaper world either added to my interest or was enhanced by love of the past. After all, newspapers are a printed record of events.
I'm not sure who is recording history these days.
At any rate, I hope we have 50 or more people show up at our meeting. I'll be happy if five able-bodied individuals join the group.
We need man-power for the growth vision of the Society. That vision includes a historical "compound" with a Amish-raised barn for display and storage of antique farm equipment, a small church/schoolhouse, as well as other buildings.
There has been talk about a source for train cars -- including a caboose. (Our museum is a 110+ year old train depot.)
If you're local, please come to our meeting tonight. If you would like to support the Pigeon Historical Society, any donation is gratefully accepted.
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