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Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

August 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

Terry Konkle – President I am sure many readers have memories of moving their possessions from one location to another. Lots of things happen and the emotions involved with the moving process can be quite interesting. This has been the case with moving everything from our old museum location to our new museum home. Let’s start with the means that we have used. To save [...]

Because Rockford Cares

August 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

Our family would like to thank Cory Brown, owner of Rockford Lanes for initiating the fundraiser for our family, along with John Vanaman of the Corner Bar, as well as many dear friends and members of the Rockford community who worked tirelessly to make this event successful.  The many hours of time and effort put into this is incredible.  We appreciate the support, [...]

Assumption BVM parish centennial celebration hits the streets

August 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

by Jim Wisnewski As the wagon heads down Belmont Ave., it passes a house that was once a hotel, although at that time it was twice as big. At the reins is Jeff Dufort. Children, playing in their yards, called to their parents “Mommy, daddy come and see the horsies!” Bicyclists on the White Pine Trail stopped to let the horse and wagon roll through on Rogue River Road [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

August 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

Terry Konkle – President   If any readers happened to be in downtown Rockford Tuesday (August 13) afternoon, they would have seen a sight that does not occur very often. Two stoves were moved on red dolly carts from our old museum to the new location. They were very heavy and hard to lift up on a truck, so we put them on the carts and pulled and pushed them the two [...]
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