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January 12, 2018

Some Early History of the Memorial Opera House.

November 11, 2017

Today- I sit here with bit of Writers block.  Maybe I sit here with it do to the fact that I have to go to work in just a few hours instead of spending it with my SUVCW Brothers, or maybe, and more likely, it's because I haven't had anywhere near coffee!  Maybe I shoul...

November 8, 2017

As I sit here on this beautiful fall day, I cant help but let my mind wander to days of the early 1900's.  The war was long finished, so was the Spanish American War, and we were o n the brink of WWI.  But people were still talking (much like today) of the Civil War....

February 21, 2017

As I sat down nearly 6 hours ago to write this blog, I got all the way finished, and realized just how personal MOH is to me.  It is not just about the building (although that is an amazing building).  It was about the history, the history that lives in the walls, in t...

February 1, 2017

OL Moffitt an Old Time Resident and Veteran of the Civil War called by death.

Othniel Looker Moffitt was born on leap day- Feb 29th 1844 to Benjamin and Clarissa Moffitt in Germany.  He was a Farmer by trade, and was married to Sarah E Dutton on Feb 13th, 1868 in Jasper...

January 8, 2017

John Elam

His grandfather, John came to Indiana from Logan Co Ohio in about 1830 residing in Fulton Co, near Lake Manitou.  His grandfather was in charge of Government mill and the distribution of flour and supplies to the Pottawatomie Indians.  After setting up a cabin...

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