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1976 LeRoy High School Softball Team

1976 LeRoy High School Softball Team

From the LeRoy Journal September 30, 1976 1976 LeRoy High School Softball Team The LeRoy High School girls softball team is represented by: front row-Sandy Mounce, Tina Hall, Gwyn Denney, Lori Bailey, Brenda Barker, Lynn Lacey; second row-Lori Mounce, Linda Bruning, Karen Erickson, Sherry Remington, Jill Bailey, Diane Cline, Melanie Gray; third row-Tracy Robbins, Donna… Continue Reading

1933-Trustees Close Crumbaugh Library; Open Tomorrow for Return of Books

1933-Trustees Close Crumbaugh Library; Open Tomorrow for Return of Books

From the LeRoy Journal February 3, 1933 Trustees Close Crumbaugh Library; Open Tomorrow for Return of Books Lacks of Funds Given as Reason – Also Closes Spiritualist Church At a meeting Thursday last week of the trustees of the Crumbaugh Library and Spiritualist church hit was decided to close the library and church indefinitely for… Continue Reading

News about our Museum Board & Saturday Greeters

News about our Museum Board & Saturday Greeters

The Empire Township Historical Museum has eight dedicated volunteer board members who put in many hours of work along with monthly board meetings to plan exhibits and events. They are Sue Bratcher, Peg Golden, Betty Hillard, Carole Hillard, LaWanda Matson, Rosemary Parker, Nancy Spratt and Carolyn Walker. All eight welcome suggestions regarding future exhibits, discussion… Continue Reading

The LeRoy Baseball Club

The LeRoy Baseball Club

We don’t have a date or all the names for this photograph of the LeRoy Baseball Club. We aren’t sure if the names we do have are correct. Added information and the missing names would be very much appreciated. Here’s what we have: The LeRoy Baseball Club provided sports entertainment for LeRoy fans. In the… Continue Reading

Need help with this photo

Need help with this photo

This photo was definitely taken on the auditorium steps of LeRoy High School. That is all we know about it. Looks like a varied age range. Could it be an all-school photo? Once again we have no dates, no explanation and no names. Continue Reading

Museum honoring Vietnam Veterans

Museum honoring Vietnam Veterans

The Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall made a stop in LeRoy this summer and the museum has chosen to showcase Vietnam veterans this Memorial Day. Along with items loaned to the museum by Steve Vollmer, Jon Bratcher and Ken Satterfeal, the DVD which documents this year’s wall exhibit will also be playing on the museum’s television.… Continue Reading

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

The Empire Township Historical Museum is happy to announce that it is hosting a Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 12 at the recently remodeled Woody’s Restaurant in LeRoy.  Please come and have breakfast with Elvis, Marilyn, the Blues Brothers and especially Santa. Woody’s is generously donating 25 percent of sales from 6 a.m. to … Continue Reading

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