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Hardin County Historical Museums will be closed Tuesday

September 26, 2023 and reopening Wednesday September 27, 2023

Thank you

Upcoming Events! 

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Christmas Pine Tree

We Need Christmas Trees

Come bring a decorated Christmas tree to the Hardin County Historical Museum to promote your organization! For more detail follow the link below!

THANK YOU TO MUSEUMS GRANT PROVIDERS

Dominion Energy and Hardin County
Community Foundation
Thank You

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

Something For Everyone

KENTON CAST IRON TOYS

Kenton is home to the famous Kenton Cast Iron Toys! Known for their high quality, this factory provided jobs for the people in Kenton from 1889-1952. The makers of the Gene Autry cap pistol, Kenton Toys are known throughout the world!

THE BRAVEST OF THE BRAVE

Jacob Parrott, the first Medal of Honor recipient, lived and working in Kenton after the Civil War. Come learn about his role in the Great Train Robbery! Also come and hear the story of Delano Moray, a man who risked his life to save his fellow soldiers, thus earning him the Medal of Honor.

NATIVE AMERICAN AND PIONEER HISTORY

Explore the early history of Hardin County and the Native Americans who lived here. Learn about early settler life and the hardships faced by those who moved through the Ohio Territory. Learn about Simon Kenton and Daniel Boone as well as The Prophet and Tecumseh.

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VISIT HARDIN COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUMS, INC

Where the light of our past, brightens our future!

CONTACT US

223 N Main St. Kenton, OH 43326

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OPENING HOURS

Tuesday 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday 1:00-4:00pm
Thursday 1:00pm-4:00pm
Starting May 13, 2023
223 N. Main St. Museum  will
be open 2nd Saturday of the Month from 1:00pm to 4pm.

The Heritage Farm Museum East Side of Fairgrounds is closed untill Next Year.

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DONORS TO CELEBRATING THE MUSEUM

 Recognizing the Following Donors Thank You

Hemphy's Water of Forest - Skinny's - Maxline Express -

Robinson Fin Machine - Dr. Warner Kenton Vision Care - Roger's Nationwide Insurance - First Citizen Bank of Dunkirk - Hardin Recreation Inc. Hillcrest Lanes - Home Savings and Loan -

McCullought Industries - Quest Federal Credit Union -

Memorial Park Golf Course - Anonymous - Middlefield Bank - Walmart - David Cline - James & Diane Hill - Roger & Julie Crowe - Thomas Wilcox Jr. -Peter & Jeanne Previte - Karl Thuman - Kenton Rotary Club - Kathleen Blumenschine -

Roz Anderson - Berkley Hill - Barb & Bob Wingfield - Gloria $ Ed Patton - Don Mitchell - Tim Striker - William & Sharon Good

Jack & Diane Fulton - Jeffrey Ralston -

Jerry & Pam Layman - John & Leah Moore - John & Becky Neville-Hardin County Players and All Who Purchased

Tickets to Celebrating The Museum

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