Museum Musings

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* Log Cabin, Oct. 5, 1901 -- “The officers of the Harrison Deposit Bank, which is to begin business here, Dec. 1, have purchased Mr. R. L. Jameson’s brick building at the corner of Pike and Walnut, the price being $4,500. The building will be remodeled and arranged most conveniently for the banking business.”
* Cynthiana Democrat, May 3, 1906 -- “Fiscal court meets, grants the Cynthiana and Claysville Railroad Co. permission to construct tracks across the necessary pikes and dirt roads between this city and Claysville.”
* Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806-1867) -- “It is the month of June, the month of leaves and roses when pleasant sights salute the eyes, and pleasant scents the noses.”
* Cynthiana Democrat, April 4, 1940 -- “Harrison County citizens will be given an opportunity to join the ‘Dry Land Yacht Club,’ it was announced last week by J.W. Grinnan, Falmouth, head of the organization which has as its aim ‘to hasten the construction of the Falmouth dam which will relieve the unemployment situation and protect us from another catastrophe such as the flood of 1937.’”
* Cynthiana Democrat, July 12, 1928 -- “Coming to Cynthiana, Heffner Stock Co. One week beginning Monday, July 16. Thirty-five live talented players with an entire new repertoire, carrying their own 10 piece orchestra.”
It’s reunion time. Whether it be former students of Cynthiana High School, Harrison County High School, Connersville, Buena Vista, Oddville, Renaker, Sunrise, Berry or recent HCHS graduates, all are encouraged to visit your Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum on Walnut Street. Your school is on display at the museum. Open Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.