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Tribute to the Boys Scouts

Posted on February 10, 2016 by Emily Roush

This exhibit created in honor of National Boy Scout week includes items loaned from a private collector who has been compiling items for over 60 years.  This temporary exhibit includes clothing, guide books, medals, patches and more.  This exhibit will be on display through February 13.   Click Here to Read More

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Dancing with Our Stars Sponsors

Posted on February 9, 2016 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center would like to thank all the sponsors of Dancing with Our Stars 2016: Click Here to Read More

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Dancing with Our Stars Winners

Posted on February 8, 2016 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is thrilled to announce the winners of Dancing With Our Stars 2016: Click Here to Read More

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National Quilt Month Celebration

Posted on January 28, 2016 by Emily Roush

In honor of National Quilt Month, the Highlands Museum will present the exhibit “Quilts From the Community” featuring quilts from the  museum’s collections and our community.  This includes Elizabeth Roseberry Mitchell’s Graveyard Quilt.  The exhibit will run March-April. Click Here to Read More

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Collecting: A History

Posted on January 16, 2016 by Emily Roush

What is a collection, and why do people collect certain objects?   The goal of “Collecting: A History”, a new exhibit on the museum’s Main Floor, is to answer these questions.  This exhibit features collections that individuals have donated to the museum including postcards, dolls, and military figurines. Click Here to Read More

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WWI: Reflecting Back a Century Later

Posted on January 16, 2016 by Emily Roush

New to the Mezzanine’s military gallery, “WWI: Reflecting Back a Century Later” discusses America’s involvement in World War I.  Items on display in this exhibit were used by local veterans during the war. Click Here to Read More

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The Underground Railroad: Kentucky and the Ohio River

Posted on January 7, 2016 by Emily Roush

The newest exhibit on the museum’s Main Floor is “The Underground Railroad: Kentucky and the Ohio River.”  Although few artifacts relating to the Underground Railroad still exist, personal stories and legends abound.  Kentucky and the Ohio River were both key to the Underground Railroad as they were the last stop to the freedom of the North.   Click Here to Read More

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Bundle Up: A History of Coats and Quilts

Posted on January 7, 2016 by Emily Roush

How have people kept warm during the past?  Now on display on the Main Floor, “Bundle Up: A History of Coats and Quilts” features 100 years of coats from the museum’s collections.  Coats, cloaks, capes, jackets, and furs in the exhibit range from the 1870s to 1970s, illustrate how styles have evolved over time.   Click Here to Read More

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Help Us Build an Exhibit!

Posted on January 6, 2016 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center will create a basketball themed exhibit just in time for March Madness.  The museum is seeking items/memorabilia related to basketball. Click Here to Read More

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Annual Gospel Night

Posted on December 29, 2015 by Emily Roush

Please join the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center for our Black History Month Celebrations.  The annual Gospel Night hosted by the museum and Ashland Community and Technical College will be held on February 18 from 6pm to 8pm. Click Here to Read More