Talking at the ribbon cutting for the new Barbara E. Adams Genealogical Research Center in the Ross Historical Center are, left to right, Shelby County Historical Society Director Tilda Tilda Phlipot, of Sidney, Dick J. Adams, of Sidney, and Shelby County Genealogical Society President James Watkins, of Maplewood. The ceremony was held Tuesday, July 14. Adams donated the money that was used to create the research room that was named in honor of his late wife who loved genealogy. A portrait of Barbara E. Adams hangs above the fireplace. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
Dick J. Adams in front of a portrait of his late wife Barbara E. Adams in the new Barbara E. Adams Genealogical Research Center in the Ross Historical Center.