Museum overcomes hurdles to offer a window to the past

Home Sweet Home: Museum overcomes hurdles to offer a window to the past

Mamie Grunau has a passion for history and for sharing the stories that helped us all get to where we are today.

So when Heritage Farm and Museum reopened last summer after being closed since 2011, she felt tremendous joy for the youngsters who would be able to take a peek into the past and learn what life was like in Brunswick in the 1800s.

“I don’t think you know who you are until you know where you came from,” says Grunau, the curator at the museum. “You have to look back at your genealogy and the history of your ancestors and know their struggles and their triumphs before you can know who you are.”

Read the comeback story of the Heritage Farm and Museum in this month’s Uniquely Akron/Canton.

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