Why Wheeler Park

This article was written by Norman Oberto, on why he and his family wanted to redevelop Wheeler Park. I have been asked to write an article explaining my interest in creating a park in honor of Henry Wheeler – and thus underwriting the cost to landscape the 2.7 acres...

Through the Camera Lens Exhibit Opening

Last night we opened our newest exhibit, “Through the Camera Lens: Early Northfield Photography.” The new exhibit looks at photography in Northfield during the late 1800s. The exhibit looks at the works of Ira E. Sumner and Edward N. James. Ten photos from...

The Atlanta Campaign

Civil War enthusiast and amateur historian Jim Stark will discuss General Grant’s 1864 Grand Campaign to conquer the south with his talk, “The Atlanta Campaign,” Thursday, September 25, 6:30 p.m. at the Northfield Historical Society. The event is free and open to the...