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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Object Spotlight: Who wants ice?

Ice Card

Getting ice wasn't always as convenient as going to the refrigerator. At one time wagons delivered it directly to homes. Once ice boxes were invented it was delivered in trucks.

So in the days of direct delivery, these signs were hung in the windows of bus...

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Exhibit in Focus: The railroad comes to Mansfield

Railroad

It was a big deal in the growing community of Mansfield when the railroad came to town. And it significantly impacted its growth.

One of the many exhibits at the Mansfield Historical Museum and Heritage Center focuses on the history of the railroad in Mans...

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Man House restoration project underway

Ralph S. Man House

The homestead of Mansfield co-founder Ralph S. Man was purchased this year by the City and will soon be a historical museum.

The property, located just west of Historic Downtown Mansfield on Broad Street, will undergo a restoration process over the next se...

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