Rockford Area Historical Society

‘Museum Weekend’ announced for September

July 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

This auction item is a one-of-a-kind replica of an 1800s children’s sled, handcrafted by Gordon Pickerd, Algoma Township trustee and local craftsman. The sled shows the result of over 100 man hours spent creating what will be a showpiece for anyone. Value: priceless. As many of you know, Rockford’s Harvest Festival, which has traditionally run for three weekends—the [...]

ROCKFORD AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWS & UPDATE

July 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

Terry Konkle Photo by Cliff Hill by TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society Readers have another week to answer the last “Nugget of Rockford History” question. I have received several correct answers to “Who was Thor?” and also some Thor stories. I will use the column next week to cover the Thor information. Contact me at (616) 866-0530 with your [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

July 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

by TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society Terry Konkle Photo by Cliff Hill Several people have contacted me asking if I could do a column about Thor. Because many readers may not know about Thor, let’s ask the following “Nugget of Rockford History” question:  Who was Thor? Contact me at (616) 866-0530 with your answer and also with your Thor [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

June 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

Second-graders visit Rockford by TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society Terry Konkle Photo by Cliff Hill This week, Kathy Christensen, who is an officer (recording secretary) in our society and a long-time volunteer helper with the second-grade museum tours, has written the following information on this yearly event. My thanks go to her for her positive [...]

Rockford, are you ready for another contest?

June 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

The RAM needs your votes by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL The future home of the Rockford Area Museum. Your votes can make it even better than envisioned. On the wings of last summer’s improbable win in the nationwide America’s Favorite Farmers Market contest, the Rockford community is being asked by the Rockford Historical Society to rally around their entry in the [...]
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