“Let no vandalism of avarice or neglect, no ravages of time testify to the present or to the coming generations that we have forgotten as a people the cost of a free and undivided republic.”
Gen. John A. Logan, 1868
A SEED LIBRARY is a place where seeds are made available and shared among a community.
It works by donation – seeds are donated to the library where they are made available for people to “check out” for the season. People take the seeds home, plant them in their garden,...Read more
Arbor Day is a holiday that encourages the planting and caring for trees. The holiday was founded in 1872 by J. Sterling Morton, the Secretary of Agriculture in Nebraska. In 1893, he became the Secretary of Agriculture under President Cleveland and expanded...Read more
Elizabeth Upham McWebb “Aunt Bett”
Born near Flat Rock in 1904, McWebb moved to Monroe in 1908. She authored the Little Brown Bear book series and also wrote poems from her own life experiences. She drew inspiration for her books from a teddy bear that she loved as a...Read more
Tax Season Opens Monday, January 23, 2017
The filing deadline is Tuesday, April 18, 2017.
Taxpayers requesting an extension will have until Monday, October 16, 2017...Read more
Honoring the Citizens of Nineteenth Century MonroeRead more