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Hammond Village President Tony Bibeau, Dede Thayer DeGrote and Village Trustee Mark Benton visited together when DeGrote came to see her family heirlooms in their new home in the Hammond Village Hall the weekend after Thanksgiving. (Submitted photo)

Pieces of Hammond history return home

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The Village of Hammond has a rich history stretching back to the 1850s. Thanks to Dede Thayer DeGrote, the great-great granddaughter of John Thayer, the first man to build in Hammond, pieces of that rich history are available for viewing in the Hammond Village Hall.

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Sarah Young
Sarah Young joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News. She covers primarily Hammond, Roberts, Somerset and St. Croix County Circuit Court. Previously she free-lanced for the River Falls Journal, Hudson Star-Observer, RiverTown special publications and the Superior Catholic Herald. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. Before working at the New Richmond News, she was an assistant manager at Philander's Grill & Bar in Prescott. She lives in Prescott with her 2-year-old daughter Carolina.  
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