City of Derby News Releases

Posted on: September 28, 2017

Photos, Stories Sought for 150th Anniversary Book

F & M State Bank

Contact: Kristy Bansemer, Communications Director | 788-1519 ext. 229 or

To commemorate Derby’s sesquicentennial in 2019, the Derby Informer will publish a hardbound pictorial book reflecting 150 years of history. They are seeking photographs and stories about Derby’s history from the community.

To share your photographs and memories for publication in the book, content gathering events will be held at the Derby Public Library Community Room, 1600 Walnut Grove, on the following dates:

  • Oct. 4 – 9 a.m. to noon
  • Nov. 1 – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Dec. 6 – 9 a.m. to noon

Your photos will be scanned and given right back to you. To schedule an appointment to share photos and history or to ask questions, please contact any one of the following:

  • Kristy Norman, Derby Public Library: 788-0760
  • Feryl Baxter, Derby Historical Museum: 788-4362
  • Rhonda Cott, Derby Informer: 210-4995

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