BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) – The “Oregon’s Landmark Legislation” exhibit is open through Sept. 6 at the Deschutes Historical Museum, 129 NW Idaho Avenue in downtown Bend. Oregon has repeatedly led the nation in creating, revising, and implementing laws that shape the quality of life for its citizens. Although Oregon’s innovationsRead More →

In 1896, Marco Island revealed one of the most important discoveries in the history of American archeology. Smithsonian anthropologist Frank Hamilton Cushing discovered the now famous Key Marco Cat and other 500-1,500 year old artifacts on Key Marco during the famous Pepper-Hearst Archaeological Expedition. These wood and plant fiber artifactsRead More →

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 →

A paranormal investigation at the Margate Historical Society picked up a voice identifying “Pat’s” handcuffs. By NANETTE LoBIONDO GALLOWAY MARGATE – A group of paranormal investigators enter a museum… It sounds like a joke, but that’s how members of the Cape Atlantic Paranormal Research Society began their investigation into theRead More →

The Southold Historical Museum is pleased to offer the second episode of the Lighthouse Lecture Series at Horton Point Lighthouse, “Little-Known Aspects of Long Island Maritime History”. The Southold Historical Museum is pleased to offer the second installment of the Lighthouse Lecture Series at Horton Point Lighthouse, “Little-Known AspectsRead 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 Bootlegging 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 Bootleg 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 →

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 →

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 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 →