Museum Musings

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By The Staff

* Cynthiana News, Feb. 9, 1854 -- “Harrison Lodge No. 75, I.O.O.F., meets at its Hall, Miller’s corner, in the third story - entrance on Pike Street, every Saturday night at 6 1/2 o’clock. Transient Brothers are invited to attend. By order of the Lodge. Jacob S. Trisler, recording secretary.”

* Cynthiana Democrat, April 28, 1921 -- “Kelat News: Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Patrick and little daughter of Lexington attended church at High Curry Sunday and were guests of Marvin Patrick for dinner, returning home Sunday afternoon.”

* Copied - “Peace. It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart.”

* Cynthiana Democrat, Dec. 14, 1911 -- “Council meeting: The city attorney was ordered to shoulder his ax and cut down all poles in the city where ownership could not be ascertained - telegraph, telephone, electric light, hoop or bean poles.”

* I Remember When by George Slade -- “I remember when churches rang bells on Sunday morning and not a church in town had a parking lot.”

* Cynthiana Democrat, May 7, 1925 -- “Krogers - Sugar, 25 pound sack, $1.67; bananas, four pounds, 25 cents; flour, 24 1/2 lb. bag, $1.25; apple butter in one qt. Mason jar, 25 cents; peaches, Avondale in heavy syrup, large can, 20 cents; bread, one lb., 7 cents.”

* Helen Steiner Rice -- “Peace on earth will come to stay when we live Christmas every day.”

* 1939 -- “Hardly A Driver - Is Now Alive - Who Passed - On Hills - Going 75 -- Burma Shave”

We encourage you to visit the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum, Walnut Street, for a pleasurable holiday outing for the entire family. No admission charge, 859-234-7179. Remember we have publications for sale which make great gifts.