Troop 1245 interviews a very special Bay resident

Troop 1245 with Mina Hughes

Wednesday, Nov. 17, was an exciting day for Girl Scout Troop 1245! We met at St. Barnabas Church to interview Mina Hughes. She is 101 years old! Mrs. Hughes was born in Indiana in 1909. She moved to Bay Village 60 years ago.

Mrs. Hughes has led a very interesting life. My question to her was if she went to her prom. She did! She also attended an all-girls college. One year after college, all the banks closed down. It was called The Great Depression. She felt very lucky that her father did not lose his job. She still remembers her grandmother’s telephone. She had to call the operator first to call the person that she wanted to talk to.

Though she didn’t know any of the Cahoon sisters, Mrs. Hughes loves Bay Village! She loves living close to the lake and thinks that Bay Village is a very nice community. She even rode in a convertible in the Bay Bicentennial parade! Mina Hughes knew that when she moved to Bay Village, she would never move again. 

I think it was very interesting! Thank you, Mina Hughes!

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Volume 2, Issue 24, Posted 9:15 PM, 11.21.2010