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A History of Comic Books: From the Golden Age to Modern Day

Posted on August 12, 2015 by Emily Roush

In celebration of the museum’s first “Highlanders Hero Con”, the museum is proud to present an exhibit detailing the history of comic books.  Walk through a chronological timeline of comics featuring examples from each age.  Toys and collectibles are also on display. Click Here to Read More

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Southern Hills Garden Club Flower Show

Posted on July 31, 2015 by Emily Roush

The Southern Hills Garden Club presents “Rockin’ with the Rhythm”, a small standard flower show.  Taking place on September 10, 2015, members of the garden club as well as amateur gardeners will display their entries for the public to enjoy.  The arrangements in this year’s competition will be themed around exhibits found in the museum’s Country Music Heritage Hall.  Click Here to Read More

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VJ Day Anniversary Reception

Posted on July 28, 2015 by Emily Roush

Please join us at the museum for a special reception commemorating the anniversary of VJ Day. Click Here to Read More

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Attic Sale Donations

Posted on June 19, 2015 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum is now accepting donations for our annual Attic Sale.  This fundraiser takes place each year during downtown Ashland’s Poage Landing Days festival.  We can accept a range of items to sell including books, DVDs, CDs, and home goods.   Click Here to Read More

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Animal Show Birthday Parties

Posted on June 12, 2015 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is excited launch a new program of themed birthday parties.  We are debuting this fun new program with Des Coveries Wild Animal Show Parties.   Click Here to Read More

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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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Highlanders HeroCon

Posted on May 5, 2015 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum is excited to host the first annual Highlanders HeroCon 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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Ashland Oil and the Blazer Legacy

Posted on February 13, 2015 by Emily Roush

Now up on the Mezzanine:
Ashland Oil and the Blazer Legacy Click Here to Read More