Terry Konkle

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Terry Konkle – President Often, during the year, groups of people tour the Rockford Area Museum (RAM). Last week, former Rockford residents Al and Audlane Pedley, along with a group of their friends, came to visit our town and after lunch toured the RAM. There were six retired couples in all representing the states of Iowa, Ohio and Wisconsin. They came in the door [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society New and Updates

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Terry Konkle – President Recently in a collection of paper memorabilia, I found a baseball program dated Thursday, June 27, 1946. It was from a game played in Grand Rapids, Michigan at Bigelow Field. The contest was billed as the Third Annual Detroit Tigers vs. G.R. All Stars game sponsored by the J.C.C. The starting lineup for both teams was printed inside using [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates

August 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Area Historical Society (RAHS) July “Power House Post” (Newsletter) was sent out to all members last week and as usual contained much information. The lead story was a fourth installment of the story of Ludmilla Suchowski which took readers up to her marriage during World War II. Many readers have enjoyed her adventures. The Newsletter also listed the [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News and Updates

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Terry Konkle – President My friend, Bill Boyd, called last week to help me get a portion of the last “Nugget” corrected. As a lifelong Rockford resident who spent a lot of time on Main Street (Boyd’s Recreation), Bill knew that the location of “Bow Dacious” was not in the building that used to be “Vern’s Two Way Market”. Actually the “Corner Bar” [...]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

July 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Terry Konkle – President The Western Michigan Genealogical Society, located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, publishes a quarterly magazine called “Michigana”. Their current issue (Volume 61 – Issue One) has several pages devoted to the Rockford Area Museum (RAM). The cover has a picture of the outside of the building along with two smaller photos of inside exhibits. [...]
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