Washington County Historical Society
The Washington County Historical Society executive board met at 9 a.m. Jan. 24, at the Washington Public Library, with seven members attending. The presiding officer was Ferd Marie.
Dates were set for the country school open houses in 2013. Walnut School and Red Brick School will be open May 19 and Sept. 15. Red Brick School received a memorial donation in Bob Bruty's memory.
The annual membership meeting will be held on April 8 at the Ainsworth Opera House. Mike Zahs will give the program on the Civil War and Washington County.
Mike Kramme reported that his pictorial book on Washington is due to be published in June.
The next meeting will be Feb. 28 at 9 a.m. in the library. The annual meeting notices will be put in envelopes at this time.