Lake County Historical Society presents a family portrait series

BALDWIN — Debbie Smith-Olson will give a presentation on the Robert Smith family at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Baldwin Business Center, located at 830 Michigan Ave., Baldwin.

Attendees will learn how the Smith family, prominent in Baldwin, tied in with the Lake County Bank. They also will hear stories of Robert J. Smith’s service in World War One and Robert S. Smith’s time in the Civil Air Patrol and his service in China with the Seventh Fleet during World War Two.

Military uniforms, WWII newspapers, souvenirs from China, banking collectibles and family memorabilia and photos will be on display.