Historical society elects directors
At the second annual meeting of Marion County Historical Society on April 9, the following board members were elected: Susan Gray, Marion Historical Museum; Anita Boese, Hillsboro Museums; Fern Bartel, Mennonite Heritage and Agricultural Museum; Melissa Stuchlik, Pilsen Museum; Patty Traxson, Peabody Historical Society; Mary Jane Grimmett, Florence Historical Society; Steve Schmidt, Cottonwood Crossing Chapter of Santa Fe Trail Association; and Duane Bair and George Schutte, at-large.
The society has a balance of $8,659, including donations of $5,000 from Enel Green Power, owner of Diamond Vista Wind Farm, and $500 from Donahue Corp.
MCHS memberships are $10 a year.
A May 4 tour of trail routes is planned.
Last modified April 18, 2019