Fort Atkinson Museum Showcases Area


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


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