Mail-order catalogs became popular in the US as railroads expanded and people moved west. Read more here.
Sometimes the best things to look at during a Museum tour are right over our heads. Learn more about the beautiful, ornamental steel ceilings at Rosson House by reading our blog.
Immigrants - they get the job done! Learn how people who emigrated to the US impacted Heritage Square's history by reading our blog.
Dishing it Up
From different plates for everything from butter to beef, just how many dishes did Victorians use anyway?? Learn more here.
Victory Gardens have their history in World War I Liberty Gardens, but also the community gardens of the Great Depression and more.
On the Air
The most interesting question in the 1930 census asked about radio ownership. Find out more about radio history and who at Heritage Square owned one by reading our blog.
This is the way Victorians washed their clothes, and whew, does it make us happy to enjoy modern appliane technology!
The 1950 Census
Up until now, we've known more about who lived at the Square in 1900 than we did fifty years later, but the release of the 1950 census has changed that! Find out more by reading our blog.