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February 18, 2020

Enjoy reading a book about the two Carnegie Libraries in Vermillion!

Both buildings were constructed in the early part of the 20th century. One served the citizens of Vermillion and surrounding areas, the other became the University […]
November 7, 2019

Preservation Awards: 2019

On October 23, 2019 at the noon meeting of Rotary, the third annual preservation awards were presented by the Clay County Historic Preservation Commission. Awards were […]
March 4, 2019

A History of 2-4 East Main Street by Evelyn Schlenker

When Nate Welch, Executive Director of the Vermillion Chamber and Development Corporation (VCDC) ,  approached me about writing a book about the building  that the VCDC […]
December 14, 2018

Preservation Awards: 2018

On November 7, 2018, during a Rotary luncheon meeting, the Clay County Historic Preservation Commission gave four Preservation Awards. The awards were for documenting preservation to […]