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Our Town 100 Years Ago: July 1920 Part 2

It is mid-summer. Crops are growing and some are being harvested. School is only weeks away. The weather is hot and dry. Things were pretty much the same 100 years ago and then again they were quite different. Farmers in Waterloo are harvesting good... Full story

 

Our Town 100 Years Ago: June 1920

One-hundred years ago, Whitehall was a growing community with new businesses opening, existing ones being sold and some closing – kind of like today. In business news, Carl Smith has sold his interest in the Smith Garage to Harry Huber. Walter...

 
 By Arlene Weber    Community    June 3, 2020

Celebrating Twenty-Five Years Of Preserving The Past

The large barn that is known as the Jefferson Valley Museum began its history in 1914 as the Ike Pace Barn. Pace and Frank Wyne began a dairy business there in 1915. It was known as The Sanitary...

 
 By Arlene Weber    Community    May 13, 2020

Jefferson Valley Museum opening for 25th season

The Jefferson Valley Museum will open for its 25th season on May 23rd at noon. People can visit the museum Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 4:00 p.m.. The museum will conclude the 2020 season on...

 

JV Museum annual meeting next week

The annual meeting and program of the Jefferson Valley Museum will take place on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at the Trinity Methodist Church, 102 North Brooke in...

 

Jefferson Valley History expanding

The Jefferson Valley Museum has been collecting the history of our valley for more than two decades. There are records of settlers from the mid-1860s forward. But, human habitation of the valley goes...

 

Vegetable Gardens of the Jefferson Valley

Early settlers in the Jefferson Valley soon discovered that the combination of good soil and a warm summer climate made this an excellent place to grow fruits and vegetables, if you could obtain...

 

New historic tour a success

The historic tours conducted over the Frontier Days weekend were a success with all but two seats sold on the five tours. Most of the participants were local and several came from nearby communities. The first tour on July 28th included a group from...

 
 By Arlene Weber    Community    June 7, 2017

Memories from the Museum...

Not long ago, an old Butterick pattern book was donated to the Jefferson Valley Museum. Glued to the many pages were years of newspaper articles about local and international events. The following are some of those many stories from the 1930s and...

 

The epic life of John Wellcome

A young man heads west from New York, intent on settling in the Montana Territory. A law degree in hand, he has a desire to help bring law and order to the wild west city of Butte. He meets a beautiful woman, has a family; but, runs headlong into...

 

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