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1917: The Great Pageant – 5 Participants Who Later Lived in Ogden Dunes

Ogden Dunes Participants in the Great Pageant   In the October 5, 1940 issue of the Ogden Dunes Sandpiper, a periodic community newsletter, published by Ogden Dunes Realty, a short article appeared, We plan someday to retell the story of the Great Pageant of the Dunes which was presented at [...]

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1940: Residents Listed on the U.S. Census

By Dick Meister By federal law the individual census records are not open to the public until seventy years after the census was taken.  Thus, on April 2, 2012 the United States Census Bureau was able to release the 1940 Census.  This manuscript census contains the census interviewer’s handwritten responses [...]

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19th Century: The Alpha Shipwreck on Ogden Dunes Beach

The odyssey of the "Alpha Wreck" shipwreck on Ogden Dunes beach is dynamically investigated by a team lead by Roger J. Barski. Up to date details may be found at Briggs Project website located at:  http://briggsproject.org/ or by clicking on the photo below: Please note: It is extremely important that the Alpha Wreck not be [...]

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Artist’s Home/Studio Walk: 2009

Historical Society of Ogden Dunes October 4, 2009  11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Ogden Dunes, from its founding in 1925, has attracted and nurtured artists.  The dunes, the lake and the many varieties of trees and flora provide an environment that continues to stimulate the creative imagination.  Many of these [...]

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Avery, Maurice P. : Memoirs Stories of Ogden Dunes

Maurice P. Avery: Memoirs Stories of Ogden Dunes    (June 2014) Published in “The Hour Glass” Newsletter, August 2014   As I recently turned 104, I thought that this might good time to reminisce about my 44 years of living in Ogden Dunes.   My first exposure to Ogden Dunes was [...]

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