Van Buren Historical Museum Suffers Storm Damage | Hartford


HARTFORD — A severe thunderstorm that tore through southwest Michigan earlier this week left the Van Buren County Historical Society reeling.

The museum along the Red Arrow Freeway contains several unique exhibits, which suffered significant damage after high winds from the storm ripped off parts of the roof of the three-story building.

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Sandra Merchant, president of the Van Buren County Historical Association, stands at the back of the museum where winds have ripped off part of the building’s roof.

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