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Lansing Historical Society

Historical Society hosts "Songs of the Railroad" program

Historical Society hosts "Songs of the Railroad" program

LANSING | Entertainer Steve Justman visited the Lansing Public Library to perform for the Lansing Historical Society's March meeting. Justman's program was titled "Songs of the Railroad" and audience members sang along to such tunes as "I've Been Working on the Railroad," "Wabash Cannonball"…

April 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Historical Society presents program on memoir writing

Historical Society presents program on memoir writing

LANSING | Janette Quinn of livingstories.us presented a program for members of the Lansing Historical Society at their February meeting. Quinn talked about questions to ask when interviewing a family member about their life and about collecting thoughts to write your own history.

March 25, 2014 12:00 am

Learn to write your history

The Lansing Historical Society is now filled with exhibits again after the huge task of setting up trees for the annual Festival of Lights exhibit and then taking them all down. And after the two-month break of general meetings, the society is kicking off 2014 with a program on writing a mem…

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
Three Lansing Historical Society board members honored

Three Lansing Historical Society board members honored

LANSING | At the seventh annual Evening of Thanks dnner, three members of the board of the Lansing Historical Society were honored from three different groups for their contributions to the community.

December 19, 2013 12:00 am
Three Lansing Historical Society board members honored

Three Lansing Historical Society board members honored

Three Lansing Historical Society board members were recently honored. From left are Barb Dust, Lansing Historical Society curator, who was honored for volunteer work at Nathan Hale School; Donald Olsen, a director of the Lansing Historical Society, was honored by the Lansing Golden K Kiwanis…

December 19, 2013 12:00 am

Lansing Historical Society announces programs

I’m really excited about the 2013-2014 year for the Lansing Historical Society. I am again serving as the society’s vice president, which means that one of my duties is arranging programming for the upcoming year.

September 22, 2013 12:00 am
Lansing Historical Society inducts officers for 2013-2014

Lansing Historical Society inducts officers for 2013-2014

LANSING | At the society's annual dinner, officers for the new year were inducted. They are (from left to right) Barb Dust, curator; Don Olsen, director; Tony DeLaurentis, director; Richard Dust, director; Carrie Steinweg, vice president; Marilyn Kooy, treasurer; Paul Schultz, president; Jac…

August 28, 2013 3:41 pm
Lansing Historical Society inducts officers for 2013-2014

Lansing Historical Society inducts officers for 2013-2014

New officers of the Lansing Historical Society are, from left, Barb Dust, curator; Don Olsen, director; Tony DeLaurentis, director; Richard Dust, director; Times columnist Carrie Steinweg, vice president; Marilyn Kooy, treasurer; Paul Schultz, president; Jackie Ore, secretary.

August 19, 2013 12:00 am
Lansing Historical Society inducts officers for 2013-2014

Lansing Historical Society inducts officers for 2013-2014

LANSING | At the Lansing Historical Society's annual dinner, officers for the new year were inducted.

August 19, 2013 12:00 am
Lansing Historical Society president to host historical walk

Lansing Historical Society president to host historical walk

LANSING | Paul Schultz, president of the Lansing Historical Society, will host his annual historical walk on Ridge Road on July 8. The walk is a rescheduled event after inclement weather caused the previous date to be cancelled.

July 02, 2013 5:59 pm
T.F. South students perform at Lansing Historical Society Dinner

T.F. South students perform at Lansing Historical Society Dinner

LANSING | The Lansing Historical Society recently held their annual dinner, which continued the year-long World War II theme. T.F. South High School's jazz band played tunes of the era and drama students, dressed in period costumes, read letters to the home front written by American soldiers.

June 21, 2013 6:47 pm Photos

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Historical Society remembers D-Day

Historical Society remembers D-Day

LANSING | The Lansing Historical Society held a special program on June 6 to remember the D-Day invasion during World War II. Video interviews were shown with local veterans who served in the war.

June 17, 2013 6:04 pm
June Brides exhibit opens

June Brides exhibit opens

LANSING | The Lansing Historical Society's June Brides exhibit is open for visitors to take a look back at bridal fashions worn by Lansing women over the past century and beyond.

June 17, 2013 6:07 pm Photos

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June Brides exhibit opens in Lansing

June Brides exhibit opens in Lansing

LANSING | The Lansing Historical Society's June Brides exhibit is open for visitors to take a look back at bridal fashions worn by Lansing women over the past century and beyond.

June 13, 2013 12:00 am
June Brides exhibit opens in Lansing

June Brides exhibit opens in Lansing

This display of a war bride and groom is part of an exhibit of bridal gowns from the past century and beyond in the lower level of the Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Ave.

June 13, 2013 12:00 am

Historical Society wraps up year of commemorating World War II

Things are normally winding down by now at the Lansing Historical Society as we begin the summer break, but there are three events still to come this month. I’ve enjoyed being on the board of the Lansing Historical Society this year and planning programs to follow our World War II theme.

June 02, 2013 12:00 am
Lansing celebrates 120th years

Lansing celebrates 120th years

The Lansing Historical Society is pictured celebrating the village's 120th birthday at the American Legion Post in Lansing.

May 17, 2013 11:56 am
Lansing Historical Society celebrates Lansing's 120th birthday

Lansing Historical Society celebrates Lansing's 120th birthday

LANSING | The Lansing Historical Society participated in Lansing's Good Neighbor Day Parade by carrying a big birthday cake atop a car to celebrate the village's 120th birthday.

May 16, 2013 3:53 pm
Lansing Historical Society welcomes author

Lansing Historical Society welcomes author

LANSING | Mille Rytel and Sandy Lundin recently signed copies of "Four Continents to Freedom" at the April Lansing Historical Society meeting at the Lansing Public Library.

May 01, 2013 12:55 pm

Lansing Historical Society hosts author

This year the Lansing Historical Society has had a World War II theme and as vice president I’ve had the responsibility of arranging for speakers related to the topic, which has really been a fun task.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
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