Shepherd History goes Online
Shepherd Area Historical Society to unveil new website
Isabella County residents now have aweb resource to turn to for informationabout the Shepherd’s two museums,local historical society, and of course thevillage’s rich history. The website willbe introduced to members and visitorsduring the next meeting being held onOctober 8 at 7 p.m. inside the ShepherdHigh School’s media center.The new website, accessible at
, featuresa news page, Member’s Only section,downloadable membership form aswell as information about the LittleRed Schoolhouse and the PowerhouseMuseums. The site also links to an onlinecalendar, bulletin board, discussion groupand blog. Jon Morgan, society memberand designer of the website, will answerquestions as he demonstrates thewebsite’s different features.
Anyone who paid attention tothe promotional material whichwas distributed by the Shepherdsesquicentennial planning committeeduring the last year and a half mightrecognize the historical society’s new webaddress as the former virtual home of theShepherd Sesquicentennial website. Thisis because the website for the ShepherdSesquicentennial has been replaced bythe newer website for the Shepherd AreaHistorical Society.There were a lot of reasons whythe web address was reused for thesociety. First of all, the phrase “HistoricShepherd” seemed to ﬁt with thesociety as well as it did the ShepherdSesquicentennial (plus it was much
Top: The Homepage for the Shepherd Area Historic Society welcomes visitors and displays the latest article. Bottom:Login screen for the Member’s Only section