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Historical Society celebrates opening of Fire Truck Museum

Historical Society celebrates opening of Fire Truck Museum

By Milan Eagle media The Milan Area Historical Society officially opened the new Fire Truck Museum on the Hack House property on Saturday, May 12 with a special acknowledgment of the individual donors, followed by a delicious lunch provided by Back in the Day Catering.  “About 50 donors attended, and everyone was very pleased with […]

Hack House opens

By Milan Eagle Media Milan’s Victorian Queen-Anne style house built in 1883, Friend-Hack House, at 775 County St. opened for the season May 7, 2016. Attendance seemed a little lower this year but it was difficult to compete with the numerous other events taking place on the same day. Milan Garden Club sold perennials, the […]

Bovine Bingo helps Historical Society

Bovine Bingo helps Historical Society

By Joyce Ervin The Milan Historical Society has gone to poop.  At the annual 2015 Fall Festival a Bovine Bingo was held that netted the organization a whopping $1,000.  A local farmer loaned and delivered one of his cows for the event held at the Friend-Hack House Museum that proved most profitable causing Farmer to say, […]

Surprise photo presented at Hack House

Surprise photo presented at Hack House

By Joyce Ervin Bob Murray, a long-time member of the Milan Area Historical Society, was enjoying the annual picnic recently at the Friend Hack House museum, and found out he was in for a surprise. Anne Farmer, President of the Historical Society, called him up to present him with a photo of his mother’s room […]

Hack House opens for new season

Hack House opens for new season

Milan Eagle Media Friend-Hack House, located at 775 County St. in Milan, opened for the season Saturday, May 3.  This beautiful old Victorian house was once owned by Olive Friend, she sold it to an uncle, Henry Hack  and his wife (hence “Friend-Hack”).  James (their son) and his wife Daisy owned the house until 1973 […]

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