Our area’s history holds keys to who we were, and are even today. That history gives our community and peoples a view of how the community began. Something simple like a yearly event or as simple as a walk into town could end up being the basis for a historical event through how it’s shared and recorded. When we look at history we often see it as events and people from a long time ago. That past seems far removed from who we are today, instead of being a real part of today’s world.
The Civil War like many American wars affected the whole of our country and even in
Most of what we learn about history comes from books, and exhibits at museums. But, on August 8th and 9th the Holland Museum will host an event to help share living memories in the first of what will be an annual Civil War enactment at the Van Raalte Farm creating parts of the Battle of Utoy Creek, Georgia. Fought from August 5 to August 7, 1864 this battle touched many
On Saturday, August 9th in
There is nothing like rubbing shoulders with figures from the past to help you better understand what life was like in those good old days.