President’s Message

President’s Message          Aside from a couple of rainy days in August, 2016 was a good year for the Society. We consistently add interesting and sometimes surprising artifacts to our collection. We are fortunate to have a solid core of active volunteers upon whom the Society’s existence depends. Alas, we are an aging group and… Continue reading

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Memory Corner

MEMORY CORNER      The historic building on the southwest corner of Locust and Fifth Streets was erected in 1912. The lower floor served as Farmers State Bank until the mid-1970’s when the business moved to 8th and Mill Streets. The upper floor was the Middletown Public Library and the office of the Fall Creek Township… Continue reading

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Cruise In 2016

AUGUST “CRUISE IN” CARSHOW A COMPLETE WASHOUT   For the past 12 summers, the Historical Society has sponsored a car show in Middletown. The first few events took place on the downtown business streets, drawing 50 to 70 entries. The fourth year drew so many entries that we were filling business parking lots and lawns… Continue reading

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Computer Equipment

COMPUTER EQUIPMENT DONATED We use our computers until we can’t read the keys anymore. The local IT wizard, Scott Emswiller, comes to our rescue when the machines are too tired to work, and, after coaxing them along for a bit, they come back to life for a while. We are really in need of new… Continue reading

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