Celebrate Freedom

Celebrate Freedom is a series of festive and educational events and programs aimed at inspiring all generations and strengthening the community values of leadership, public service, patriotism and lifelong learning.

The Historic Trust organizes the Celebrate Freedom programs, which include the Marshall Public & Youth Leadership Awards, Summer Fest including Picnic in the Park, and the Lough Legacy Veterans Parade.

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Marshall Awards

Summer Fest

Veterans Parade

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”

Marcel Proust


The Historic Trust inspires civic pride and economic vitality through education, preservation, and celebration of our community’s history.


The Historic Trust envisions a vibrant community that preserves and celebrates its rich history while shaping its legacy for the future.

The Historic Trust strives to provide value through:

  • Expertise in management and renovation of historically significant buildings and grounds
  • Leadership in and execution of community programs
  • Being agile and entrepreneurial
  • Leveraging opportunities and the community’s philanthropic capacity