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 →

Join Linda Ostrand and Orange County Historical Museum for a cooking demonstration on Thursday, February 24, from 7-8 p.m. EST. A trained historical interpreter, chef Linda Ostrand will demonstrate 17th-century open-hearth cooking with recipes that use ingredients available during the winter months. This program will take place virtually. Ostrand wasRead More →

By The Staff of The Chronicle A volunteer position to represent County Commissioners on the Lewis County Historical Museum Board is open to applicants. The Lewis County Historical Museum offers collections, exhibits, preservation efforts, public programs, and volunteer opportunities to highlight an appreciation for the area’s past. “The Historical MuseumRead More →

The 1971 “Black Thursday” protest aimed at improving conditions for black people at the University of Florida will be part of the focus of a new exhibit at the Matheson Historical Museum. Titled “We’re Fated of Asking: Black Thursday and Civil Rights at the University of Florida” was researched andRead More →

BALTIMORE — The old black-and-white photo taken in the 1930s shows dozens of children crammed side by side on a raised outdoor platform that served as a bathhouse. The youngsters’ arms are raised skyward and they are drenched by five showerheads placed directly above them. Their clothes – mostly bloomersRead More →

According to the San Francisco Latino Historical Society, the Casa Sanchez building in San Francisco’s Mission District should receive historic landmark status for its contributions to the city and its Latino community. The designation will mark one of the first Latino-owned buildings listed for the honor, said Anne Cervantes, architectRead More →

Stories of local African American families to share Published: January 27, 2022, 6:02 a.m. In 2012, the NAACP Vancouver Chapter sponsored the research and writing of a book, “First Families of Vancouver’s African American Community,” which told these stories. (Courtesy picture) Melissa Williams Photo One of Vancouver’s many claims toRead More →

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) – The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum (PPHM) is opening a new STEAM Lab learning center. STEAM stands for: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. The purpose of the lab is to provide an engaging and interactive learning environment for students of all levels and ages. Stephanie Price, PPHMRead More →

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) – The Panhandle Plains Historical Museum is joining the “Museums for All” program to reduce admission rates for low-income families so they can learn more about our local history. Being the largest history museum in the state, spanning over 285,000 square feet and housing over two millionRead More →