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Erwin Historical Society features Saturday holiday sale


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IRONWOOD — The Erwin Township Hall took on a second life as a bakery Saturday, with loads of cookies, other treats, and holiday wreaths for sale. Hot cider and coffee also were available.

The event was a fundraiser for the Erwin Township Historical Society, a nonprofit organization that just formed last summer.

The setting was apt since the township hall used to be the repository of the region’s historical artifacts, which include items from pioneer homes and former mines, etc., along with thousands of photos.

The problem, said Joy (Hautanen) Pelissero,...