Preserving Grandma's Stuff at Troy City Park

Troy Local History Library is celebrating Family History Month this October with local speakers on the theme of preservation. No registration is required for these events. For more information, contact the Troy Local History Library at 937-335-4082

Preserving Grandma's Stuff | Wednesday, October 20 ‚ÄĘ 6 p.m.¬†

‚ÄúWhat Do I Do With this stuff?‚ÄĚ Are you a child of an aging parent? Do you have a look of doom when visiting and knowing that everything in the house will all be yours someday? Or are YOU the grandma who wants to make sure that your great grandma‚Äôs butter churn does not get thrown into the garbage? Maybe this session is for you!¬†Presented as a¬†fireside chat with Jerry Stichter, Miami County Auctioneer since 1974 in the Brick Shelter House at Troy City Park.


Hunting and Preserving the History of Your House¬†| Tuesday, October 26 ‚ÄĘ 6:30 p.m.¬†

Lately, we have noticed an upward trend of patrons coming into Local History who are looking for information on their historic house. Sometimes we get lucky and there is a file; sometimes not. Learn where to look for clues to discover your house’s past. Included in the discussion is a short case study on a Shelby County farm and an ongoing remodeling project of an 1895 Miami county farmhouse from Patrick Kennedy Archivist atTroy Local History Library, Jennifer Freytag, former Library Assistant, and Sandy Gurklies, Library Assistant. Presented at Troy-Miami County Public Library, 419 W. Main St., Troy.

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