Hartwick Historical Society Honors Prime Mover

Hartwick Historical Society Honors Prime Mover

Hartwick Town Historian Carol Goodrich, right, presents Anita Harrison, one of the original prime movers of the Hartwick Historical Society, with a plaque honoring her role in ensuring the society found a home of its own in 1989.  The presentation was made today at a ceremony marking the 25th anniversary of the building, which is an addition to the Kinney Memorial Library in Hartwick hamlet.  At left is Town Supervisor David Butler.  When the society formed in 1969, "the dream was a have a permanent home."  It took 20 years, but "the dream came true," she said.  Mrs. Harrison's husband Bill, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were present to see her honored.  Society President Caren Kelsey made the surprise complete.  (Jim Kevlin/allotsego.com)
Hartwick Town Historian Carol Goodrich, right, presents Anita Harrison, one of the original prime movers of the Hartwick Historical Society, with a plaque honoring her role in ensuring the society found a home of its own in 1989. The presentation was made today at a ceremony marking the 25th anniversary of the building, which is an addition to the Kinney Memorial Library in Hartwick hamlet. At left is Town Supervisor David Butler. When the society formed in 1969, “the dream was a have a permanent home.” It took 20 years, but “the dream came true,” she said. Mrs. Harrison’s husband Bill, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were present to see her honored. Society President Caren Kelsey made the surprise complete. (Jim Kevlin/allotsego.com)