Press Release              Event Date:  January 8, 2018



Historical Society Annual Meeting and North Manchester Documentary


On Monday, January 8, the North Manchester Historical Society will hold its annual Members’ Meeting in the Assembly Room at Timbercrest Senior Living Community, 2201 East Street, at 6:30 p.m.  The brief business meeting will include reports on the activities of the Historical Society for the past year and election of new board members.  Highlights will include updates on museum plans for 2018 and announcement of monthly programs for 2018. 


The program is for everyone, not just members.  After the business meeting, the audience will be shown an abbreviated version of the video “A Sense of Place” that the Historical Society commissioned in honor of Indiana’s Bicentennial in 2016.  It gives a background of how North Manchester came to be, reflects on past media coverage of North Manchester, and explores the town’s current strengths and challenges.


The film is the work primarily of James R.C. Adams, Charles Boebel and Mary Chrastil.  The video includes interviews with many North Manchester residents from 2014-2016.  .  The full interviews have also become a part of the oral history archives at the Center for History.  Copies of the video will be available for purchase at the program.


There is no cost for the program, which is free to the public.  All are welcome. 


Contact the North Manchester Center for History at 260-982-0672, or for more information.