Ice cream, museum tours, silent auction, music and games highlight annual summer event

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Nancy Grimwood and Becky Thoma enjoy ice cream Sunday afternoon during the Ashland County Historical Society Ice Cream.
Nancy Grimwood and Becky Thoma enjoy ice cream Sunday afternoon during the Ashland County Historical Society Ice Cream.
Isabelle Steffen enjoys an ice cream cone Sunday afternoon during the Ashland County Historical Society Ice Cream Social.
Isabelle Steffen enjoys an ice cream cone Sunday afternoon during the Ashland County Historical Society Ice Cream Social.

ASHLAND - Free ice cream, museum tours, a silent auction, music and games were highlights Sunday afternoon at the 2022 Ashland County Historical Society’s Ice Cream Social.

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Whit’s Frozen Custard provided free ice cream at the event, which included free admission to historic Manor House, Carriage House, Noonan Museum and Barn.

David Berry, an Ashland High School graduate, performed country music along with Robert Gregory’s traveling band organ, a calliopestyle exhibit.

Dr. Al Garrett takes a photo of his wife Betty by an antique Ford on Sunday afternoon during the Ashland County Historical Society Ice Cream Social.
Dr. Al Garrett takes a photo of his wife Betty by an antique Ford on Sunday afternoon during the Ashland County Historical Society Ice Cream Social.

Many historical items were display, including an antique farm tool collection featuring plows, corn shuckers, seeder and F.E. Myer’s farm implements and pumps. Lawn games and bingo rounded out the activities for the day.

A silent auction, featuring items sponsored by local businesses also took place as a fundraiser for the society.

Volunteer Jim Dalenburgh pours lemonade Sunday afternoon during the Ashland County Historical Society Ice Cream Social.
Volunteer Jim Dalenburgh pours lemonade Sunday afternoon during the Ashland County Historical Society Ice Cream Social.
Barb Queer serves cake Sunday afternoon during the Ashland County Historical Society Ice Cream Social.
Barb Queer serves cake Sunday afternoon during the Ashland County Historical Society Ice Cream Social.

This article originally appeared on Ashland Times Gazette: Ashland Historical Society Ice Cream Social combines history and fun