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Lisa Allmendinger on August 1st, 2017

(Publisher’s message. My apology to Candice Shavalia for incorrectly identifying her name. Chelsea Update would like to thank John Deikis for the information in this story.) A 1911 “Flanders 4″ motorcycle, manufactured in the Chelsea Clocktower complex in the early 20th century, was returned to the collection of the Chelsea Area Historical Society (CAHS) on […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 16th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jan Bernath for the information in this story.) The Chelsea Area Historical Society is hosting a high tea at the historic 1853 Boyd House on Saturday, May 20 and there are still a few tickets available. Enjoy a delicious array of savory and sweet treats and a choice of […]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jan Bernath for the photos in this story.) You’ve probably noticed the mural “Way of Life” on the wall in the Chelsea Post Office while waiting in line to mail a letter or a package. Recently, the Chelsea Area Historical Society donated a plaque that was inserted in the […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 28th, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 3rd, 2017

By Janet Ogle-Mater Chelsea Area Historical Society and Museum will be hosting the Lynda Collins Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser and Silent Auction at the Chelsea Depot on Tuesday, May 2 from 4:30-8 p.m. Dinner with dessert tickets are $10/adult and $5 for children 13 and under. Tickets may be purchased at the Chelsea Depot door on […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 7th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bill O’Reilly for the information in this story.) Join the Chelsea Area Historical Society for a tour of one of the most beautiful buildings in Chelsea – the Welfare Building – on March 13 at 7 p.m. HK Leonard and Greg Raye, owners and proprietors of both the Chelsea […]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jan Bernath for the information in this story and Mark Cresswell for the photos.) An intimate history of The Purple Rose Theatre was vividly described by author Cynthia Furlong Reynolds and longtime employee Danna Segrest, who plays multiple roles as resident properties designer, box office assistant and archival photographer. […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 30th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Connie Stover for the information in this story.) Shop for gifts at the Chelsea Historical Museum and support the mission of the Chelsea Area Historical Society at the same time. Stop in, visit us, and place your bids. Extended museum hours:  Thursday, Dec. 1 from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 27th, 2016

  (Chelsea Update would like to thank Connie Stover for the information in this story.) Shop for gifts at the Chelsea Historical Museum and support the mission of the Chelsea Area Historical Society at the same time. Stop in, visit us, and place your bids. Extended museum hours: Saturday, Nov. 26 through Thursday, Dec. 1 […]

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