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Ironwood Historical Society raises roof funds with calendar release

 

November 5, 2019

Kim E. Strom/Daily Globe

IRONWOOD AREA Historical Society president Gary Harrington holds a new calendar Monday, that was made as a fundraiser to help repair the roof of the Historic Ironwood Depot museum. The calendars feature historical pictures and dates throughout.

By KIM E. STROM

kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - The year 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the Ironwood Area Historical Society. To celebrate, and as a dual purpose to also raise funds for the depot building's roof repair, the society has rolled out brand new calendars featuring historic photographs and dates of interest.

The Historical Society has been raising funds for a new roof for about two years. The estimated cost is between $50,000 and $60,000, according to Gary Harrington, the Society's president. They are about a third of the way there. "The calendar (sales) will be a major...



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