As we celebrate our Independence Day this weekend, the Polk County Historical Museum wants to remind people of our county’s role in the American Revolution. In October 1780, the Overmountain Men from the encampment of Alexander’s Ford played a significant role in the defeat of British Loyalists at Kings Mountain,Read More →

The Nevada County Historic Landmarks Commission is pleased to announce that on June 14, 2022, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors designated the site of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Nevada City as a Nevada County Historic Landmark, NEV 22-02. Located in the current residential area of ​​549 NorthRead More →

Residents of Brazoria County and area will be able to learn about a lesser-known chapter in Texas history. (Courtesy of Brazoria County Historical Museum) Residents of Brazoria County and area will be able to learn about a lesser-known chapter in Texas history. The Brazoria County Historical Museum will host “MarinesRead More →

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated and corrected. The Gregg County Historical Museum has approved four applications to the Texas Historical Commission for state recognition. Former Longview resident Allen McReynolds helped guide marker applications for Trinity Episcopal Church and the 201 Boy Scout Troop hut in Teague Park, asRead More →

Susie Quiroz went swimming on Sunday afternoon over Memorial Day weekend in 2004 and hit her head, causing internal bleeding. She was flown to Tulsa where she underwent surgery and needed several liters of blood. “When she needed blood, he was there for her,” said father Wayne McCombs. McCombs, executiveRead More →

The St. Clair Historical Museum will present a presentation on Prohibition Stories, photos and interviews about local liquor, beer and bootlegging will highlight the St. Clair Historical Museum’s presentation entitled “Bluewater Prohibition; St. Clair River Area Liquor and Bootleg Stories” May 19-20 at the St. Clair Community Center. “Detroit isRead More →

The St. Clair Historical Museum will present a presentation on Prohibition Stories, photos and interviews about local liquor, beer and bootlegging will highlight the St. Clair Historical Museum’s presentation entitled “Bluewater Prohibition; St. Clair River Area Liquor and Bootlegging Stories” May 19-20 at the St. Clair Community Center. “Detroit isRead More →

CANYON, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum has announced that “Objects of Enchantment,” a fairy tale-themed exhibit is now open from May 2022 through August 2023 in the Harrington Gallery. PPHM said the exhibit will examine the theme of light versus dark in commonly displayed fairy tales and shareRead More →

Fred Hampton’s Maywood home receives historic landmark status The childhood home of late Black Panther Party chairman Fred Hampton is officially a historic landmark after Maywood Village Council voted unanimously to approve the designation on Tuesday night. MAYWOOD, Ill. – The childhood home of late Black Panther Party chairman FredRead More →

WASHINGTON, Connecticut – The Gunn Historical Museum will present the Zoom guest lecture “Lake Waramaug and the Generations of People Who Made It Their Own” with Christine Adams on April 18 at 6:30 p.m. The Lake Waramaug Association and the Lake Waramaug Working Group are conference sponsors. Registration is requiredRead More →

The Nevada County Historic Landmarks Commission is pleased to announce that on March 22, 2022, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors designated the county’s newest historic landmark NEV 22-01 to commemorate Chinese workers who played a essential role in the construction of the narrow gauge railway. The Nevada County NarrowRead More →

The Wheaton Park District recently received a $750,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to pursue a project to stabilize the masonry and rebuild the gutters of the DuPage County Historical Museum building. The historic 1891 building, located at 102 E. Wesley St. in Wheaton, originally housed theRead More →

Redemption Rock Brewing Co. and the Worcester Historical Museum are joining forces to celebrate the town’s 300th anniversary and other significant events this year. The brewery and museum announced on Monday that they are collaborating on three special-edition beers they will release on historic dates throughout the year. The firstRead More →

The Tulare County Museum has earned the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation, awarded by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards The Tulare County Museum has earned the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation, awarded by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). CAC certification demonstratesRead More →

The Reflector The Clark County Historical Museum will continue its “(Her) Story: Rebel Women of Clark County” series on Thursday, March 3. During the presentation, April Buzby will tell the stories of “two extraordinary women,” Elizabeth Jane Herrington Irwin and Mary Ellen Bates, who served in World War I andRead More →

Aspects and relics of the Greek War of Independence bring the most historic moments of modern Greece “to life” before the eyes of its visitors. The National Historical Museum, indissolubly linked to the modern course of the country, was organized by the Historical and Ethnological Society of Greece on MarchRead More →