Rededication of the Nathan Strong Park Civil War Monument

Rededication of the Nathan Strong Park Civil War Monument
Civil War MonumentSome pictures from the Rededication of the Civil War Monument located in Nathan Strong Park that was
held on August 23rd, sponsored by the Historical Society and assisted by Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Old Abe Camp #8 from Oshkosh. The SUVCW used a 1917 Grand Army of the Republic Service of Dedication for the solemn event. Pastor Joanne Shabloski of the Federated Church gave a blessing and Mayor Richard Schramer relinquished ownership of the monument to the SUVCW. It was returned to the City at the end of the program. The Historical Society held a free ice cream social after the event.

Click here to view more pictures from the rededication.

Chatauqua Lecture Series

Chatauqua Lecture Series:
In 2013 BAHS in partnership with the Berlin Federated Church presented the first annual Chatauqua Lecture Series at the church located on the corner of Huron and S. State Sts.

The lecturers for the 2nd Annual Berlin Chautauqua have been announced. The series will be run at the Church on Huron St. four consecutive Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. starting on September 18th and ending on October 9th. Tickets will be $20 for the series or $7.00 each at the door. An ‘Afterglow’ will be offered by members of the Federated Church after each lecture with refreshments for sale. It will be a good time to continue the discussion started by the lecture and visit with each presenter.

The presenters are:

  • September 18th – Emily Stovel, Phd, Professor of Anthropology and Museum Studies at Ripon College will present ‘Think like an Archeologist: Solve Modern Problems with Ancient Experiences.’
  • September 25th – Allison Rainboth of Sister’s Choice in Berlin will present ‘Harriet and Pardon: Remembering Two Abolitionists.’
  • October 2nd – Kathleen McQuin of the Marquette County Historical Society will share her knowledge of ‘John Muir and His Marquette County Boyhood Neighborhood.’
  • October 9th – Mike Bouchette of Sherwood, local area historian, will present ‘The Battle that Saved George Washington and the American Revolution.’