Thursday, August 4, 2011
The city of New Bloomfield is gearing up for a celebration on Sept. 17 to observe the 175th anniversary of the founding of the city in 1836.
Jon Warren, president of the New Bloomfield Area Historical Society, said the celebration will be from 2:30-6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17.
It begins with parade through New Bloomfield at 2:30 p.m. and ending at the New Bloomfield Cemetery in downtown New Bloomfield.
At the cemetery, the Rev. Jim Shaver, pastor of the Providence Baptist Church in New Bloomfield, will speak about the history of the city.