Thursday, August 15 at 2 p.m., the Whitley County Historical Museum will host “History of the Square – tales, stories and legends of businesses around the square” presented by Pam Koch. All ages are welcome. Admission to this event is free.

The Whitley County Historical Museum, housed in the home of Thomas Riley Marshall, is dedicated to preserving the history of Whitley County. This is achieved through educational programs, artifact preservation and collection, exhibits, publications, and collaboration with related groups. The museum is located at 108 West Jefferson Street in Columbia City. Hours are Tuesday – Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m. to noon. Admission is free.