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A History of Hartford
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Links of Interest

Community of Hartford

www.hartfordmichigan.com with access to important organizations in the Community of Hartford, Hartford Business Directory, History of Hartford website with the Hartford High School Graduate Database, Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce website, Local Events, Community Meetings and Announcements calendar.  All searchable through the on-line search from every page. 

Property Tax Search - Hartford Township, City of Hartford, and all of Van Buren Co.  through Van Buren County Clerk's Office.

Employment
(local jobs)

Resourceful links to local employment listings with an extensive variety of jobs in Van Buren and Berrien Counties, as well as other locations.

Simply Hired at http://www.simplyhired.com 
Michigan Works www.michiganworks.org and State of Michigan's Talent Bank
Berrien County Government http://www.berriencounty.org/?dept=38&pid=279
Van Buren County Government http://www.vbco.org/government0171.asp
Van Buren Intermediate School Dist (VBISD) http://www.vbisd.org/HR/index.htm
Southwestern Michigan College
(SMC) http://www.swmich.edu/careers/index.html
Lake Michigan College (LMC) http://www.lakemichigancollege.edu/hr/index.html

Hartford Public Library

The Hartford Public Library has a new microfilm reader-printer and film of the Day Spring newspapers is again accessible to the public.

Stephanie Daniels, Librarian
15 Franklin St
Hartford MI  49057
(269) 621-3408

Click here to send an email with your request or question

Hartford Public Schools

http://www.hartford-schools.org with access to Hartford High School, Hartford Middle School, Red Arrow Elementary, and Woodside Elementary, and Adult Education Program.

Hartford Sports Stats & Schedules

http://www.hartfordfootball.com Hartford High School Football schedules, articles, photos, game recaps, stats, history.  Created and maintained by Jarrod Birmele HHS 2004.   Save this site to your favorites . . . it's all about Hartford!
 http://www.hartford-schools.org (all Hartford sports schedules and information)
 http://www.SACAthletics.org (all sports stats-highlights of SAC league Hartford is in.)

 http://www.michigan-football.com (stats) 
 http://www.highschoolsports.net (all Hartford sports schedules)
 http://www.mhsaa.net (conference and statewide scores-stats)

Helping Hand

www.michigan.gov/helpinghand  -  This site helps Michigan citizens facing economic hardship find the services they need. For information, simply click on one of tabs about jobs and training, Veteran's education and employment information, unemployment benefits, health care, family support and housing.  Also provides resources on how to avoid foreclosure, eviction, and utility shutoffs, finding low-cost health care, and help with grocery and utility bills.  State of Michigan.

Herald-Palladium

www.heraldpalladium.com - daily newspaper for Berrien, Van Buren, and Cass Counties.  Obits listed daily, usually in the afternoon.  On-line search of archives available to subscribers.

Kalamazoo Gazette

www.kalamazoogazette.com - daily newspaper for the Kalamazoo and surrounding areas, but does have obits and occasional news from Hartford.

Military Links

http://www.hartfordmichigan.com/hartfordhistory/Military/Misc%20Military%20Photos-Articles/Military%20Links.htm. Several sites listed on our own military section.  These are helpful sites for those who served during WW11, Korean War, Vietnam, Desert Storm, etc. Information available for families of veterans who wish to pursue finding records of loved military personal.

Tri-City Record

www.tricityrecord.com - weekly newspaper of Watervliet, Coloma, and Hartford area. Obits listed on-line about 2 weeks after the published newspaper.  No on-line archives over 1 year past publication, no on-line search feature available. Click here to email editor or call (269) 463-6397.

Van Buren Intermediate School District

http://www.vbisd.org

Van Buren Co. Community Center

http://www.vbco.org - County maps searchable by parcel ID, owner name or address - good resource!

Information for this web site was gathered from personal interviews, newspaper articles, scrapbooks, personal photo albums, and other documented materials - many available to the public at the Hartford Public Library or Van Buren County Historical Museum.  Please report any typographical errors, updated information, or incorrectly stated information to the webmaster for correction.  Reprinting for personal and instructional purposes is permitted, however, unauthorized commercial reprinting of this information or unauthorized linking to photos-pictures on this site is strictly prohibited without written permission from the webmaster. 



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A Pictorial History of Hartford, Michigan
Emma Thornburg Sefcik,
Competent Secretarial Service
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Revised: March 20, 2014