Author: Donna Ufferman

by Donna Ufferman / on 22 March, 2023

First Families Luncheon – April 22, 2023

You are invited to our First Families Luncheon to be held April 22, 2023 where we will recognize Morrow County pioneer families. The luncheon will be held at The Trinity […]
by Donna Ufferman / on 1 March, 2023

I Met Miss Spring in the Garden

By Alice E Van Sickle I met Miss Spring in the garden;I followed her footsteps small,Found her throwing swelled buds on the lilac treeAnd answering a robin’s call. Her hair […]
by Donna Ufferman / on 1 March, 2023

Desperadoes hit Sparta between 1840-1850

Several notorious desperadoes were in the township between 1840 and 1850. They were connected with a gang of counterfeiters who passed counterfeit $2.50 gold pieces upon the citizens until finally […]
by Donna Ufferman / on 8 February, 2023

Bishop William Logan Harris

Did you know— A local Morrow Countian gave the opening prayer and benediction at the funeral of General Ulysses S Grant??The article from the National Tribune, dated August 13, 1885 […]
by Donna Ufferman / on 18 January, 2023

Skeezix’ First Coming Out, (To See Shadow), Scheduled

Article taken from the Union Register dated February 2, 1940 The drawing above is a cartoonist’s conception of Skeezix, Mr and Mrs Howard Masters’ pet groundhog. He will come out […]
by Donna Ufferman / on 18 January, 2023

Beryl Schrack, Medal Winner

Article taken from the Morrow County Sentinel dated February 24, 1993 Beryl Schrack was recently awarded with a medal for the service she gave to her country in wartime – […]
by Donna Ufferman / on 21 December, 2022


Every week, your volunteers discover new treasures. This week, we found the above oil painting in storage. it was painted by a local artist, Beryl Schrack, in 1967 and was […]
by Donna Ufferman / on 30 November, 2022

The Cardington Civil War Soldiers Monument Project

Thanks to Patrick Drouhard, we now have a book which tells the entire story of the Cardington Civil War Soldiers Monument Project. Did you know—the monument was first erected at […]
by Donna Ufferman / on 30 November, 2022

New Addition to our Library

The Family History for the Colver-Culver Family is now a part of our library family history collection. We thank Shirley Pargeon Addison for her research and her thoughtfulness in sharing […]
by Donna Ufferman / on 23 November, 2022

Discovery of Bella (Isabelle) Foye’s Ledger

Today, a ledger belonging to Bella Foye was found. It was donated to us 22 years ago by Sherrie B Neff and she enclosed the following note: Please find enclosed […]