Greendale Middle School eighth grade students toured the Greendale’s historic downtown district. Over 200 students and their teachers were escorted by volunteer members of the Greendale Historical Society on Friday, May 27.
The Greendale Historical Society is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior of the class of 2016 who is residing in Greendale and pursuing further accredited education.
n recent weeks, Greendale Historical Society volunteers have been packing, moving, unpacking and reorganizing its archives and memorabilia including photographs, documents, and other artifacts pertaining to Greendale’s history as it moved to its new home in the soon to be open Historic Greendale Welcome Center on Broad Street.
The Greendale Historical Society added two members to its board of directors in December. Mark Kapocius is the Municipal Judge in the Village of Greendale and Michael Connor has been a resident of Greendale since 1987 both joined the board in late 2015.
A big red artifact of Greendale’s history has come home. The 1938 Diamond T Model 509s fire engine that was used by the Village of Greendale Volunteer Fire Department starting in 1938 — and for many years following — was donated to the Greendale Historical Society by Steven Cohrs of New Jersey last month at no cost to the Society or the Village of Greendale.