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By Chevon T. Baccus APR
Executive Editor 

Collections and Research Center Dedicated Jan. 23 to Honor the Late Mimi Hardman

 

Last updated 1/27/2021 at 6:14pm

Chevon Baccus

Friends and family gather for ribbon cutting to dedicate the Mimi Hardman Collections and Research Center.

Bright sunshine broke through the dreary morning Saturday, Jan. 23 as friends, family and history buffs gathered to celebrate the opening of the Mimi Hardman Collections and Research Center.

Named for the city's most noted historic preservationist, the center is located on South Scenic Highway in the newly restored 1916 Seaboard Airline Freight Station. Known for developing the historic Depot museum, bringing millions of dollars in historic preservation grants to the city and creating the annual Pioneer Days Festival, Hardman died in December 2019.

Jennifer D'hollander, director of the Lake...



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