During 2020, Freedom Area Historical Society will be celebrating our area’s founding families. These are the families that have had a long history in the area and have made considerable impact on our community.
Join us in honoring the Hofacker family through February 2020.
The name Hofacker first appeared in the Town of Center somewhere in the 1870’s. Church records at Saint Edward show that Herman Hofacker joined the parish in 1884. In February 1926, William Hofacker packed his few belongings from his parents’ farm house in Ellington and ventured to a place in Center to start his own farm. In October 1928, Hofacker married Ruth Heenan. This was the start of the Hofacker legacy in the Town of Center.