Museum to show documentary on John Funk

A photo of downtown Elkhart shows the J.F. Funk and Brothers printing office. Later known as the Mennonite Publishing Company, the office would produce the Herald of Truth newspaper and was run by John Funk.

BRISTOL — The Elkhart County Historical Museum will host a showing of the documentary film “New Growth on an Old Tree: The Life and Legacy of John F. Funk (1825-1930)” at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11.

The event at 304 W. Vistula St., Bristol, is free and open to the public. Measures will be in place to ensure the safety of attendees, organizers said.

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