By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

Howard passes on history

Patch-Eeten House's military exhibit to be overseen by Roy Wohlert


July 20, 2023


Howard Borchard (left) has overseen operations at the Patch-Eeten House Museum's military exhibit for the past 11 years. On Monday, he passed the torch to Roy Wohlert (right).

There's a unique story behind every item in the Patch-Eeten House Museum's military exhibit – just ask Howard Borchard.

The Hartley man knows every detail behind each photo, uniform, gun, sword and patch in the upstairs display. After all, he spearheaded its creation and has spent 11 years overseeing its growth.

"It's pretty well filled up now," Borchard said. "There are tons of stories here."

Borchard passed the torch on Monday to Roy Wohlert, who will now head the exhibit with his predecessor's guidance. The display has been a staple at the museum since its creation and features items from l...

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