On This Day
October 2, 1889: Cam and Annie May Get Hitched

Cameran Garbutt and Annie May Loucks were wed on this day in 1889.

by Jessica Knight Salzman
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December 1918: Elliott Perkins’s Holiday Letters Home

While spending a year as a cowboy, Elliott Perkins wrote letters home to his parents in Massachusetts. His letters from December 1918 beautifully illustrate what this 17 year old boy's first Christmas season away from home was like.

by Jessica Knight Salzman
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September 14, 1944: Yentzer Gets a Medal

On this day in 1944, Ensign Dick Yentzer received a Purple Heart on the USS Tulagi.

by Jessica Knight Salzman
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August 15, 1987: Bernard Thomas Gives a Gift

Forty years after a chalk doodle on a school chalk board, Bernard Thomas surprises the school with a gift.

by Jessica Knight Salzman
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On This Day
In it from the Beginning

Pearl Harbor--an attack so close to home. Learn about the men of Sheridan County who sacrificed their lives in the name of freedom.

by Mikayla Larrow
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