Fort Atkinson Museum Showcases Area

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Pictured is the building housing the museum. Photo by Michael Hohenbrink

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Marie Riha holds the host maker. Photo by Michael Hohenbrink

Marie Riha was anxious to show off a recent acquisition.

Likely cast iron, the device for stamping communion hosts could have been used for a variety of designs and sizes.

The thought of Sisters hefting this piece is pointed out by Riha.

She invites a journalist to pick up the device.

Riha called it “awesome”.

Close by are a variety of religious items also housed by the museum.

Read more in the September 25 edition of the Calmar Courier