By Ashley C. Smith on Sunday, May 8th, 2011
Standing as a proud simple of the 1920s, the historic Charley Creek Inn in Wabash, Ind., has been refurbished and reopened to help anchor a revitalized downtown. As a part of those renovations, a Huntington University-themed guestroom was created to celebrate the connections between neighboring communities... Read More...
By Lamont Neal on Wednesday, January 26th, 2011
The Warren Pharmacy has just received autographed copies of My Town and Yours, Remembering the Past a history book of the greater Warren area written by Dennis Stroud. This informative 71 page compilation of stories and pictures is only Twenty dollars ($20.00).
It always pays to visit the Warren Pharmacy... Read More...
By Rick Henly on Friday, July 30th, 2010
We hope you can make time to bring the kids in your life to our FAMILY FUN DAY tomorrow, Saturday, July 31, at the
By Rick Henly on Saturday, July 24th, 2010
AUBURN (July 20, 2010)— On July 24th and 25th, 2010, from 10-4 and 10-3 (respectively), the National Military History Center in Auburn will once again ring with the sounds of bullets and battle cries as HistoryFest takes over the grounds. A 2-day timeline event featuring living history reenactments from 1745-1975, HistoryFest is a free family event that is both educational and exciting!
Over 200 re-enactors will set up camp surrounding the pond, portraying the life and times of various soldiers in their respective conflicts... Read More...
By Rick Henly on Friday, July 9th, 2010
Huntington Free Press receives information from Wabash County and although we haven't always published it online, we know that Huntington residents are often seen in the community to our west. With the newly-remodeled County Museum such an incredible place to learn of the area's history, we felt that we should publish information regarding the museum for our readers... Read More...
By Rick Henly on Saturday, June 26th, 2010
Huntington, IN – The 12th annual “Old-Fashioned Independence Day Celebration” will be held at the Forks of the Wabash Historic Park at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 3, 2010. The program will feature music by the Erie Band, Company Singers, and the Children’s Choir Summer Camp... Read More...
By Paula Kimmel on Tuesday, June 8th, 2010
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fourth in a series of articles about Huntington's past.
Elias Murray, nephew of Samuel Huntington (who
By Paula Kimmel on Tuesday, June 1st, 2010
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the third in a series of articles about Huntington's past.
Huntington’s Heritage Days is sponsored by the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce and was begun in 1963 by the downtown merchants. The Chamber coordinates all of the activities associated with Heritage Days including the annual parade... Read More...
By Paula Kimmel on Wednesday, May 26th, 2010
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second in a series of articles about Huntington's past written by Paula Kimmel.
In its original days
By Rick Henly on Tuesday, May 18th, 2010
Heritage Days will happen next month, June 16-20, 2010. Huntington resident Paula Kimmel has put together a number of articles that can help us learn more about our town.
This is the first of those articles.
Exploring Our Heritage
By Rick Henly on Thursday, October 8th, 2009
This weekend in Hartford City the air will be filled with the smell of black powder and stew cooking over open fires.
Civil War Days opens to the public on Saturday, October 10 at 8:00 a.m. with a small ceremony at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Hartford City.
Many sights and sounds throughout Saturday and Sunday will keep people entertained... Read More...
By Rick Henly on Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
"I’m John Dillinger... I Rob Banks!"
Have you ever stolen anything, whatever its value? Most learn while they are young that stealing is wrong. Others work on not getting caught. Once upon a time, there was a Hoosier boy who saw it in the second way mentioned, giving the good old-fashioned name, John, a rather hard twist... Read More...
By Tom Stong on Monday, June 22nd, 2009
The Huntington County Historical Society and the Historic Forks of the Wabash Museum are collaborating to present an old-fashioned Independence Day Celebration on the lawn at the Historic Forks of the Wabash Museum.
The program will feature Mayor Simeon T. Cast and Jennie (Bailey) Cast, portrayed by David and Diana Dean with the help of Mathias Nuck (Charles Hayden) and his son Joseph (Matt Stephenson)... Read More...
By Rick Henly on Monday, June 22nd, 2009
LAST MAN TO DIE IN THE CIVIL WAR
HIS FAMILY LAST CASUALTY IN CIVIL WAR
There was consequence in the death of a man like John down through the years greater than his own misfortune. His young wife, Sarah, now a widow. Aging parents, John Sr... Read More...
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