What’s new on the NHC?

We have been busy so far in 2018! Here is a list of some of the highlights that have been added to the Northfield History Collaborative since January: Bridgewater Township collection: Birth Register 1907-1915 Individual documents and photos First United Church of Christ collection: Looking Backward: A History of the Congregational Church in Northfield Manual of the Congregational Church of Northfield, 1878 Three Links Care Center collection: I.O.O.F. Home for Elderly and Children Scrapbook St. John’s Lutheran Church...

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Northfield’s Veterans

Throughout Northfield’s history, its citizens have consistently heeded the call to serve in our nation’s military branches. Many of the town’s early citizens were Civil War veterans, including bank hero Joseph Lee Heywood, and area military service has continued through today. The Northfield History Collaborative preserves documents and images detailing the service of its citizens. In honor of Veterans’ Day today, here is a selection of some of our favorite military and veterans’ documents: Images: John...

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