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"Vanishing Landmarks" Coming March 2

posted Dec 6, 2016, 9:11 AM by Scott Walter   [ updated Dec 6, 2016, 9:14 AM ]
The presentation “Vanishing Landmarks”, part of “One Town One Title”, will be held at the Pine Island Area History Center at 7:00 PM on Thursday, March 2, 2017. This is co-sponsored by the VanHorn Library. Travel back roads and small towns with photographer Doug Ohman as he explores the stories and history of Minnesota through historic buildings that are quickly disappearing. Doug will share his experiences, photos, and information about a variety of sites from Minnesota’s oldest Courthouse to the last Civil War recruiting station.

Doug Ohman is a freelance photographer and popular public speaker, who has traveled throughout the upper Midwest photographing historic architecture. His work has been widely published in magazines, calendars and books. Over the past eleven years he has been working with the Minnesota Historical Society on the popular book series, “Minnesota Byways.”

Books will be available for purchase and signing at the program.This project is made possible with money from Minnesota’s Arts Cultural Heritage Fund and the people of Minnesota for Library Legacy activities.