Yearly Archives: 2014

Veteran of the Month for November 2014

VETERAN OF THE MONTH-November 2014 In Honor of Veterans Day this month, the Ohio County Veterans Museum will salute ALL Ohio County veterans and active military personnel. THANK YOU ONE AND ALL FOR YOUR SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY. The Ohio County Veterans Museum was the product of a host of caring donors, both individuals and […]

Veteran of the Month for October, 2014

  VETERAN OF THE MONTH—OCTOBER The Ohio County Veterans Museum has announced its Veteran of the Month for October and Sgt. E-5 Dannie Smith, US Army has been chosen. He will be honored with respect and gratitude for his service to our country with a special exhibit at the Museum during the month. Mr. Smith […]

Veteran of the Month – September 2014

VETERAN OF THE MONTH– OHIO COUNTY VETERANS MUSEUM The Ohio County Veterans Museum has chosen to honor as Veteran of the Month for September, not one , but, as many as possible of those who lost their lives during WWI, whether being killed in action, from wounds received in battle or from diseases. The war […]

Bean or Veggie Soup Dinner

Mark your calendars!  September 12, the Ohio County Historical Society will have a Bean or Veggie Soup Dinner from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Red Caboose on Peach Alley in Hartford, KY.  Soup is $5 and all proceeds go to to benefit the Ohio County Museum.  Stop by and join us or if […]

Documents/Photos 1

Marjorie’s Christmas on the Farm This manuscript was found at Hillside House in Hartford, KY and was donated to the Historical Society by Mr. and Mrs. English.  It is a story written by Tula Pendleton Cummins that tells about the rambunctious Marjorie and her adventures at Christmas.  Here are the actual pages: Here’s the […]

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 […]


Books for Sale The following books are currently for sale at the Historical Society.  If you wish to purchase one, please contact Helen McKeown (  Prices reflect sales tax but not shipping and handling. –Ohio County Marriage Index, Volume I, 1799-1905 and Volume II, 1906-1968 available in one hardback cover for $84.80. –Ohio County in […]

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 […]