Local Communities and Their Names 4

Have you ever wondered how some of our local communities were named?  Here are a few to get you going, but there are a lot of communities not on this list.  Please leave a comment if you know of any these naming stories; we would love to hear from you!   • Select was suggested […]

Veteran of the Month – June 2014

The Ohio County Veterans Museum and Historical Society take great pride in our veterans and have chosen a 20-year military man as its Veteran of the Month. A special exhibit in his honor and to say a big “Thank You for Your Service” will be highlighted during the month of June at the Museum. Mr. […]

Armed Forces Day Observance

2014 marks the 200th anniversary of Waltons Creek Church whose members will join American Legion members, Sons of Confederate Veterans members, with retired US Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Rick Lambert, great great grandson of Manalcus and Maria Ford, to dedicate a Civil War marker for Captain Manalcus Ford. The marker was set by members […]

Veteran of the Month – April 2014

The Ohio County Veterans Museum and Ohio County Historical Society are so very pleased to honor John Herman Griffin, a 29 year Navy man during the Vietnam era from Ohio County, as its Veteran of the Month for April. Mr. Griffin was born in Louisville in 1945 to Robert Lee and Francis Louise Phillips Griffin. […]