Hardin County Historical Museums Partnership Donors for 2024.
Kenton Rotary Club
Home Savings and Loan
Hardin Rec/Hillcrest Lanes
Wilson Tire Co.
Century 21 Sunway Realty
Brim's Imports Sales & Svc
Golden Giant, Inc.
Quest Federal Credit Union
Hardin County Historical Museum223 N. Main St. Kenton, OH Will Be Closed January, February and March of 2024 Please call 419-673-7147 with any inquires and we will get back to you ASAP.
THANK YOU TO MUSEUMS GRANT PROVIDERS
Dominion Energy and Hardin County
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.
Ray Brown was a great Negro Leagues player in the 1930s with nearly no recognition in his hometown Alger, Ohio. Projects and articles have been written about this iconic baseball player who was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2006. A historical marker was drafted and created for him to bring awareness to his legend. Learn more about Ray Brown by visiting the history-raybrown website.
VISIT HARDIN COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUMS, INC
Where the light of our past, brightens our future!
Closed Month of January 2024 for New Exhibits etc.
223 N. Main St. Museum
The Heritage Farm Museum East Side of Fairgrounds is closed untill Next Year.
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