The Wakeman Archival Research Center summer hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday until November. The center at 401 Farnsworth Rd. contains records of Waterville organizations, businesses, churches, schools, as well as family files and local history.
The public can inspect documents free of charge and a volunteer archivist will assist with research. No items can be removed, but copies can be made for a small fee. Donations of similar documents and photographs are welcome. To schedule an appointment call 419-878-276 or 419-878-3425.
Jim Conrad, retired history teacher and lecturer, will present “George Washington Slept Here” at 7 p.m. May 15 at the Wakeman Hall during a free program sponsored by the Waterville Historical Society. Mr. Conrad has traveled the United States visiting historic sites and photographing them.