Museum Musings

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* Log Cabin, May 21, 1926 - “For Sale - Barred Rock Eggs, 50 cents a setting of 15. O. F. Green, Colville, Ky. or Cynthiana, R. 4.”
* Cynthiana Democrat, August, 1958 - “Watch Repairing - Charles Rieckel at J. S. Frizel’s Drug Store, Main Street, Cynthiana announces that he is prepared to execute all work in his line in a workmanlike manner - also fishing reels made to order.”
* Nathaniel Parker Willis - “It is the month of June, The mouth of leaves and roses When pleasant sights salute the eyes, And pleasant scents the noses.”
* Falmouth Outlook, May 4, 1917 - “Company A of the 2nd Regiment will make Falmouth its headquarters and remains on duty guarding the L & N Railroad until relieved by the new recruits.”
* Cynthiana Democrat, Aug. 14, 1958 - “En/1st William H. Bradley, U. S. Navy was aboard the atomic powered submarine ‘Skate’ which this week made the first east to west crossing under the ice at the North Pole.”
* City Council, April 16, 1862 - “On motion a committee consisting of F. Gray, T. J. Parrish, and J.S. Frizell were appointed to purchase hemlock planks and contract for posts for a new fence for two sides of the graveyard. The said committee were instructed to report whether it is expedient to use any of the locust trees in the graveyard for posts and how many.”
* Joseph Anderson - “There is nothing that strengthens a nation like the reading of a nation’s own history, whether that history is recorded in books or embodied in customs, institutions and monuments.”
The Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum, South Walnut Street, your local history museum is open on Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. You’ll be impressed.