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Historical society breaks ground at site of museum, heritage park


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ERWIN TOWNSHIP - The East End Schoolhouse, a one room school that was built in 1915, will soon have a new spot and purpose.

The Erwin Township Historical Society purchased the school last fall for $10,000 and plans to move and restore the structure, and use it as a museum at their new Erwin Heritage Park.

The society ceremony broke ground Thursday at the site of the future heritage park.

"For the long term viability of the historical society and to increase visibility of the museum, it was determined by our board that the building should be moved from...