Author: Donna Ufferman

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 […]
by Donna Ufferman / on 23 November, 2022

Recent Re-Discoveries

In our never-ending quest to inventory every item in our library, we made the following discoveries today. The Indianapolis Star Newspaper dated Tuesday, December 9, 1941. Headline reads: Roosevelt, Statesmen […]
by Donna Ufferman / on 16 November, 2022

Albert King Shauck

Following is a poem written by Mr Shauck. Having grown up around Steam Corners in the late 1850’s, he went on to be a teacher in Lexington and Blooming Grove; […]
by Donna Ufferman / on 16 November, 2022

Buckeye Hats

Taken from The Buckeye Hat Story by Kenneth I Lea / Bicentennial Edition 1976 on file at the MCGS Library. Refer to a prior blog, Buckeye Hat Story, for additional […]
by Donna Ufferman / on 16 November, 2022

The Buckeye Hat Story

Myrtle Westbrook of Ashley, Ohio made this hat from buckeye shavings around 1890. it is 18 inches in diameter and 4 inches tall. The buckeye tree, Aesculus glabra, is the […]
by Donna Ufferman / on 16 November, 2022

A Day in the Life of a Library Volunteer

While updating our library holdings for our new Website, we discovered the following interesting article. Here is a brief portion of that article. If you are interested in reviewing it […]
by Donna Ufferman / on 5 October, 2022

Kings Corners School Reunion September 5, 1936

In a prior blog, we provided a poem written by Adam F Bechtel when he was a teacher at Jugs Corners School. He taught 3 semesters at Jugs Corners and […]