Marshall County Historical Society Considers Summer Architecture Tour of Argos

Photo Courtesy of Wythougan Valley Preservation Society

The possibility of a summertime architecture tour around Argos is being considered by town council members.

Council member Suzanne Umbaugh was contacted by a Marshall County Historical Society Museum representative about potentially doing a walking or driving tour of various structures in the town.

Historical Society Assistant Director Sue Irwin stated the tour would focus on Argos buildings that were designed by William Lake Foker, an accomplished stonemason of the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Continue reading

Marshall County Council Discusses Waiver for Museum Assistant Director

The probationary period of pay for the newly installed Assistant Director of the Marshall County Museum was discussed by the Marshall County Council this week.

Museum Director Linda Rippy presented the request.

“The assistant director who’s working there now, Sue Irwin, has been there over three years,” explained Rippy. “In the last year, at least, she’s been doing the same duties that an assistant director would have been doing. So, we’re asking to waive that probationary period.”

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