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Post date: February 9, 2014

June 19, 2014 marks the 100th Anniversary of the train station.

Post date: July 9, 2013

Each June, the Chatham Historical Society Margaret Keisler Scholarship is awarded. The scholarship is in memory of Margaret Keisler, town historian and lifelong Chathamite. 

Post date: May 18, 2013

The Chatham Historical Society held their annual dinner meeting on May 7th at the Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township with a sell-out crowd attending.
 
The Society honored Liz Holler for her extraordinary contributions including her insightful stories of Chatham and her amazing ability to field questions about Chatham's past.  Her name, along with the late Rose Cruikshank’s, was added to the Distinguished Service Award plaque displayed in the Library of the Chathams. This award recognizes residents for their outstanding civic and community involvement.
 

Post date: March 6, 2013

The Society is making the borough's history accessible to local students.

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June 10, 2017
 
 
In France during the Great War, five Chatham Borough men lost their lives. In 1919, their sacrifice was honored by the planting of five red oak trees on the grounds of Public School #1, now Chatham Borough Hall. Sadly none remain.