PHOTOS OF OUR PAST EVENTS 


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Our Living History in the parade at Oregon's Autumn On Parade Festival on October 5th, 2014.

Ruby Nash (teacher) and her students along with the original bell from the old Nash school.

Thank you to Living History Director, Sherry Piros and all volunteers who made this event happen!

 PHOTOS FROM OUR VERY FIRST

"LIVING HISTORY & OLD TIME CRAFT FAIRE"

HELD AT THE MUSEUM ON JUNE 21ST, 2014 


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Above: The sculpture of John Phelps, founder of Oregon & Ogle County organizer.

Pictured right: Mike McNett, as John Phelps.

Pictured left: Steven Carpenter with his sculpture of John Phelps.

http://stevenaldencarpenter.com/index.php


Above:  Thank you to our grand musicians:

Lowell Harp, Kenny Sweitzer, Larry Riffle & musical organizer, Mary Townley-Ley.

 Thank you all Living History volunteers for the portrayals & demonstrations!  

Thank you to all of you who were involved in some way to make this a fun and educational event!

Demonstrators and actors: Dan Wykes for the Byron Museum, Domenick Castaldo, Kim Zinkel & Harriet Kisemore for the Davis Junction Museum, Roger Garrison, Floya Hawkins, Janie LaPage, Phoebe Larson, Sue Jacbson and John O’Hallaran for Lincoln Highway Association, Duane Paulsen, Connie Stauffer, George Tolliver, Lin Vogl, Earlyne Warmolts,  Melody Welty, Marie Ley, Mike McNett, Rita Mueller, and  John Barnhart.

Behind the scenes help: Bonnie Hendrickson, Marta Robertson, Beth Simeone, Lanelle Camling at the Soap Shop, Judy McNett, Skip Johnson, David & Claudia Nelson, Jaycie Dees, Taylor Hultquist, Jackie Bacon, Diane Wenck, Nancy Fulton, Mykenzie Beitel, Joanne Pennock, Craig Carpenter, Andrew Barnhart, O.K. Welty of Rock River Outfitters, Marty Cox of Legacy Prints, and Jeff Adams of inBronze Studio: http://www.inbronze.com/

Musicians: Lowell Harp, Larry Riffle, Kenny Sweitzer, and musical organizer, Mary Townley-Ley.

Vendors: Ken Foss of McKendrie Street Café, Baker’s Street, and Jerry Frana of Dogs on the Run.

Special thanks to Bill Bailey, (OCHS President), Kathryn Stauffer, Blaise McGlinn, Melinda Egli, Dotti Bowers, Sherry Piros, Arlene Sangmeister, Ron Colson, Joanne Reisner, Betty Adams, and extra special thank you to Steven Carpenter, (sculptor of John Phelps).

Please let us know if we have missed anyone!  Thank you again!  OCHS

A couple photos (above) of our group who prepared "Lincoln's Cake" &
dressed in period costume at the "What's Cookin' event in March. 

From left: Sherry Piros, Melinda Egli, Bill Bailey and Dorothy Bowers.



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OUR PHOTOS AT 2013

AUTUMN ON PARADE & OREGON TRAIL DAYS

A big thank you to all the volunteers!



OGLE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY'S FIRST LIVING HISTORY PORTRAYALS

AT AUTUMN ON PARADE

Sherry Piros as Margaret Fuller, Melinda Egli as Ruby Nash, Marie Ley as Laura Fessler, Ron Colson as Lorado Taft, Jon Barnhart as John Deere, Rita Mueller as Neva Burright and Joanne Reisner who presented "The Spoon River Anthology at Autumn On Parade, 2013.


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AT OREGON TRAIL DAYS

Sherry Piros as Margaret Fuller & Ron Colson as Lorado Taft.


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