Preserving county history through photographs
For the past several weeks, The Post & Mail has featured a historical photograph that depicts Whitley County life. No doubt for some readers, the Timewarp Tuesday feature has brought back memories of glory days on the basketball court, what used to be at Columbia City High School, and classmates that may have moved on.The Post & Mail is pleased to offer this feature in future issues, and has partnered with the Whitley County Historical Museum to solicit residents for photos.Do you have a photo of your family farm, first car, graduating class, area business? Do you posses a part of Whitley County history preserved in photos?Would you like to contribute to the archives of the Whitley County Historical Museum and share your piece of history with Post & Mail readers? The museum will offer a scanning service Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m. through the months of April and May. Residents can bring up to five photos per session. The museum will scan the photos and add them to their digital collection. If you would like a digital copy of your photos, you are can bring a flash drive for them to be saved to.In addition to your photograph, any information you can provide about the photograph is appreciated. This should include the identities of those photographed as well as the year and location of the photo, in writing.The scanned images and information will be shared with The Post & Mail and will be featured in an upcoming issue as a Timewarp Tuesday feature. For more information, contact Christie Workman at The Post & Mail at 244-5153 x 209.