Help Wanted! Y.A.C. Grant Provides Opportunity
Thanks to a grant from the Youth Advisory Council of the Fremont Area Community Foundation, we are looking to fill a part-time, temporary position to develop and pilot a Public History Studies Program. The Public History Studies Program will be geared toward giving Newaygo County High School students, interested in history careers, first-hand experience in the various facets of our mission to collect, preserve, and share Newaygo County's history through time spent with staff
Join us tonight, Wednesday, August 16, 2016 as favorite story teller, Dave Dougan, will take us back to the days of penny candy and creaky wooden floors. Where neighbors exchanged news and the fresh cut roast was deftly wrapped in paper and secured with string. Come walk down memory lane with us. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. - Speaker begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free.
A Gift to the Future
Family stories can be interesting to read. Such stories will be featured in our next book project, Newaygo County History and Biographies, Vol. 2. We need your help. By writing a short story/biography of your current family or previous generations that lived in our county, you will have it published as well as providing reading material to others. Sound hard? It doesn't have to be. There is usually someone in a family who has information compiled. Names and data such as b