Collier truly loved Century community

Founder of Alger-Sullivan Historical Society dies; remembered for her love of history, people

The town of Century lost a beloved member when longtime Century resident and co-founder of the Alger Sullivan Historical Society, Margaret Collier, 92, died Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

"Margaret and Mrs. Vivian Jones were the originators of the Alger Sullivan Historical Society (ASHS)," said Century resident and historical society President Jerry Fischer. "They got it started in the Methodist Church, where we held the meetings, starting in 1988. Anyone who was interested in Century could come, and off we went. The two of them got it started through the state and Margaret became the first presid...