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Museum Musings

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* Western Visitor, Jan. 9, 1836 -- “An apprentice wanted, a youth between 16 and 17 years of age who can come well recommended, will be taken to learn the wagon making business, if immediate application is made. One from the country will be preferred. (Signed) A. Sinclair.”
* Cynthiana News, Oct. 31, 1851 -- “The Columbia-Higgins Family - This noble Band of Minstrels gave concerts in this place on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, of this week, before large audiences. They have improved very much since their former visit to this place. Success to them.”
* Cynthiana Democrat, Jan. 18, 1945 -- “In a letter to his uncle, Anthony Zeuty, Edward Zeuty with the U.S. Force stationed in Sardis, tells of his promotion to the rank of Captain. Capt. Zeuty says he thanks the Lord for pulling him out of several close calls and is expecting a leave soon and of being allowed to come home. Capt. Zeuty is a pilot.”
* Guardian of Liberty, 1817 -- “Take Notice - That I will apply to the Court to be held for the county of Harrison, at their May court, for an order to establish a Town called and known by the name of Leesburg, agreeable to a plat of this town already laid down, in conformity with the law made and provided in that case, Feb. 12, 1817. (signed) Will E. Boswell.”
* William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878) -- “The February sunshine steeps your boughs and tints the buds and swells the leaves within.”
The Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum, 124 S. Walnut St., is open on Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Welcome to you and yours.