Museum Musings

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* Log Cabin, Sept. 28, 1928 -- “After extensive improvements, the Cynthiana Dairy is ready for business in its new quarters, having leased one of the large storerooms in the William Addams Co. building on Main Street. Dr. Bromley has had installed here the big Pasteurizing plant, big refrigerator etc and the company is ready for business with Mrs. Bromley in the front office.”
* Log Cabin, Sept. 9, 1905 -- “Messrs. John W. Leek and W.R. Leek are now sole proprietors of the Cynthiana Carriage Co., having purchased the interest of Mr. J. A. Bayer. The firm has declined a proposition to move to Lexington and will continue at the corner of Walnut and Pleasant.” (present location of Jetubs).
* Henry W. Longfellow -- “I heard the bells on Christmas Day; their old familiar carols play - peace on earth, good-will to men.”
* Log Cabin, Feb. 13, 1904 -- “Washburns Minstrels - In this company there are thirty selected artists, fun makers, musicians, singers, dancers, acrobats, jugglers and wonder workers, all of whom work hard and successfully to make a good show. Everything about the show is new and original, and some of the latest songs are sung by fine singers. Among the many features that go to make Washburns one of the greatest of all minstrel companies, is a troupe of Japanese acrobats and jugglers, the troupe being one of the best ever seen in America. Rohs Opera House next Tuesday night.”
The Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bring your holiday guests for a visit. The museum has several publications (Chronicles of Cynthiana, This Old House, Cromwell’s Comments) for sale. Great Christmas gifts.