Byroads and Bygones

By director / May 29, 2018

Jessie Mary Beckman

Jessie Mary Beckman When we talk about artists from Hardin County, our minds mostly go to Fred Machetanz and his...

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By director / March 14, 2018

Dickson Opera House Fire

The Fire that Destroyed the Dickson Opera House I was digging through our files the other day and found an...

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By director / February 12, 2018

The Black and White Schoolhouse

On May 17, 1954, the United States Supreme Court ruled in Brown vs. Board of Eduction that segregation of America's...

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By director / January 29, 2018

Lawrence Woods

Lawrence Woods Located about 5 miles south of Kenton in Taylor Creek Township between Township Road 190 and County Road...

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By director / December 18, 2017

Hardin County and the Underground Railroad

Hardin County and the Underground Railroad When we think about the Underground Railroad, a couple things come to mind. We...

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By director / November 6, 2017

Dr. Calvin Jackson and the Bataan Death March

Dr. Calvin Jackson and the Bataan Death March When discussing World War II, many think about Hitler and his reign...

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By director / November 6, 2017

Medicine and the American Civil War

Medicine and the American Civil War It is safe to say that we live in an age of medical advancement....

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By director / September 11, 2017

Governors from Hardin County

When I was asked to write these articles, I was a little nervous because I was not sure if I...

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By director / August 22, 2017

Kenton’s Tie to the Fig Newton

There has been debate over the years as to who holds the claim for the invention of the Fig Newton....

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By director / July 17, 2017

Update

Hardin County Historical Museum, Inc. Update I wanted to take this opportunity to give an update on activities here at...

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By director / July 5, 2017

General James S. Robinson

General James S. Robinson Hardin County has a rich history when it comes to those who served in the American...

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By director / June 14, 2017

The Kasier Buggy Company

Imaging a time when there were no cars and trucks. The main modes of transportation were walking, riding a horse,...

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By director / May 22, 2017

June at High Ridge

Fred Machetanz is widely known for his paintings depicting the Alaskan wilderness. His paintings bring to life the rugged and...

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By director / May 22, 2017

Hardin County and World War I

On April 6, 1917, the United States government declared war on Germany, thus ending 3 years of neutrality. The United...

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By director / May 1, 2017

Rules for Teachers

Spring has arrived and we at the museums are busy getting ready for our spring and summer events. One of...

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By director / May 1, 2017

Hair Arts

Hair. Everyone has it, although some have more than others do. We do not really think about it until it...

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