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e-newsletter Aug. 20, 2018

 
e-newsletter V.8 #3
Historical Society of Clinton, Michigan
P.O. Box 647, Clinton, MI 49236
www.clinthis.org
August 20, 2018
 
August 10-12- US 12 GARAGE SALE- was a big success.  Thanks to all the donations and the volunteer sales people and packer uppers. We took in $783.97 cents and will make a donation of $125 to the American Legion for the use of their hall.
August 26, 2018- 2 pm at Clinton Art Center- “Clinton Celebrates”-  presented by Sharon Scott.  There was no charge for the presentation on Aug. 19th, but a donation is suggested if you visit the Art Exhibit, “American Spectacle.” You’re invited.
 
Sept 28, 29 DISPLAY AT FALL FESTIVAL- Smith Kimball Community Center- We need people to man our booth and sell our books and postcards in the Piano Room during Fall Fest from 9-5 on Friday & Saturday.  If you can work, please let Jan Wegner (423-2594) or Sharon Scott
(456-7198) know.  The time schedule is being sent out in a separate e-mail.
 
Sept. 18- 7pm at Clinton Township Public Library-“C. Harold Willis:  Henry Ford’s Right-hand Man”  by Alan Naldrett – This program is sponsored by the Tecumseh District Library and the Historical Society of Clinton.
           
Oct. 23- 7pm at the Tecumseh Historical Museum- “Genealogy of a House” by Jill Arnold.
This is a workshop presented by the Clinton & Tecumseh Historical Societies.
           
Nov. 27- 7 pm at the Clinton Township Public Library -“Over the Hill to the Poor Farm” A Documentary Video celebrating the Poor House’s long history of service to the people of Ottawa County, MI & a talk by Ray Lennard on the Asylum for the Poor in Lenawee County, formerly located in Madison Twp.
 
Dec. 8, 2-5 pm - Christmas House Tour in Clinton. Tickets will be $6.  The UCC Church is celebrating their 150th and will be on the tour and we hope to have 3 houses.  Watch for more news!
 
ARCHIVES- Archives are open for research on most Fridays 3-5pm. Check the web-site for the schedule.   Help is always appreciated.  We still need someone to do the scanning of a 1920’s &30s scrapbook with a camera or phone and someone to help digitize old audio tapes.
 
 
 
 
ON-LINE DONATION PROGRAM AT AMAZONSMILE.COM will raise funds for us.
If you order from amazon you can go to amazonsmile.com instead and choose the Historical Society of Clinton as your charity.  Your order is processed just the same as if you’re on amazon, but HSC will get a .5% back. This is very easy to do.   
 
 MEMBERSHIP: We welcome new members. Dues are $10 for an individual and $15 for a couple and you can send them to our P.O. Box 647, Clinton, MI 49236
 
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ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF CLINTON’S PHOTOS : 1870S-1970S- The HSC Board is currently working on a photo book of Clinton.  We hope to have it published by next May.
 
Garage Sale 2018 at the American Legion Hall- WOW!