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70 Years Later: A WWII Reflection

Posted on May 26, 2015 by Emily Roush

New to the Main Floor, “70 Years Later: a WWII Reflection” displays the stories of Ashland and how the region contributed to the effort to win the most costly war in human history. Click Here to Read More

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Rocketry Summer Program

Posted on May 22, 2015 by Emily Roush

Looking for a great educational opportunity for the kids this summer?  Check out the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center’s summer programs on  July 8 and 9.  Children will not only learn about the science behind rocketry, but build and launch their own rocket ships.   Click Here to Read More

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First Annual Comic Con

Posted on May 5, 2015 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum is excited to host the first annual Highlanders Hero Con on Saturday, September 5, 2015.  The event will run from 10 am to 7 pm and will feature local vendors, special guests and a costume Contest with cash prizes. Click Here to Read More

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WWII Walking Tour

Posted on April 24, 2015 by Emily Roush

For the second year, the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center and Eastern Kentucky Military Historical Society are partnering to host the WWII Walking Tour of Downtown Ashland on June 13.  Click Here to Read More

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Morehead State Guest Speaker Series

Posted on April 23, 2015 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center has partnered with faculty and staff members from Morehead State University to create a series of presentations led my faculty and staff members from the Space Science Program.   Click Here to Read More

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Cityscape: the Businesses of Ashland

Posted on April 7, 2015 by Emily Roush

New on the Main Floor, “Cityscape: the Businesses of Ashland” chronicles the landmarks of downtown Ashland as they have changed over the decades, including the Ashland Sanitary Milk Company, Golden Dream Coffee, the C.H. Parsons Department Store and many more. Click Here to Read More

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Uptown Abbey Tea

Posted on April 2, 2015 by Emily Roush

The Friends of the Highlands are pleased to present the Uptown Abbey Tea.  This year’s annual tea will be held on Saturday, May 9 from 2-4 at the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center. Click Here to Read More

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WWII: Changes in America

Posted on March 12, 2015 by Emily Roush

New to the Mezzanine, “WWII: Changes in America.” Click Here to Read More

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Calling the Past: a Brief History of Telephones

Posted on March 12, 2015 by Emily Roush

New on the Main Floor, “Calling the Past: a Brief History of Telephones” displays a collection phones from the early 1900’s to the early 2000’s detailing the change in communication over the past century.   Click Here to Read More

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HistoryMobile coming to the Highlands

Posted on March 11, 2015 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is excited to host the Kentucky Historical Society’s HistoryMobile.

Come to the Highlands Museum on April 9 and 10 to experience “Torn Within and Threatened Without: Kentuckians in the Civil War Era.”  This award winning interactive exhibit gives visitors the chance to step into the shoes of historical figures by choosing what they would do if faced with the same situations. Click Here to Read More