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September Museum Moments to feature Faulkner’s home, Rowan Oak

September 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

On September 20, 2018, Brothers Cham and Ike Trotter will share stories and letters from the book Rowan Oak: A History of the William Faulkner Home, by Sally Stone Trotter. The book is about William Faulkner‘s purchase of what became his Rowan Oak home. A light lunch will be served beginning at 11:30 AM,  [Continue Reading]

Museum Moments program to explore Japanese bond with Faulkner

August 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

Japan invited William Faulkner to visit and lecture in 1955 after the writer won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1949, as well as the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award. The Union County Museum will feature this as the topic of Museum Moments on August 16 in New Albany as part of the Faulkner [Continue Reading]

Voice–Over artist Andy Fields coming to Museum Moments July 19

July 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

You may not know his face, but you might his voice. Andy Fields of Oxford is one of the voices of Five Nights with Freddy, as well as others. He will be at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany on Thursday, July 19, at noon. Fields, who has dabbled in “other voices” for years, was a mathematics teacher at [Continue Reading]

Museum Moments to feature book on Cactus Jack Carlisle

March 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

Museum Moments at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany on Thursday, March 15, will feature the author and the principal character of the book “Cactus Jack: Against All Odds.” This interesting story will be told by writer Walter D. Hubbard of New Albany, with an appearance by the main character of his [Continue Reading]

Museum Moments to examine extinct businesses, schools, communities

February 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

February’s Museum Moments features the research done on the African American History of New Albany and Union County titled “From Goat City to The Hill & Goose Hollow to The Flat” on Thursday, Feb. 15, noon at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. Sam Mosley and other members of the African American [Continue Reading]

Eudora Welty was focus of August Museum Moments

August 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

About 50 people enjoyed a program about Eudora Welty at the August Museum Moments Thursday in the auditorium of the Union County Heritage Museum on Cleveland Street. Dr. Elizabeth Crews, a faculty member at Blue Mountain College, was the speaker. Dr. Crews is a Welty scholar and is assistant editor of the Welty [Continue Reading]

Eudora Welty work to be the topic of August Museum Moments

August 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

“Place never really stops informing us, for it is forever astir, alive, changing, reflecting, like the mind of man itself… One place comprehended can make us understand other places better.” — EUDORA WELTY “Serious Daring” Mississippi and Beyond, by Eudora Welty,  is the topic of the August [Continue Reading]

Medicinal plants are topic of Museum Moments, June 15

June 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Medicinal plant research at the National Center for Natural Products Research at the University of Mississippi is the topic of Museum Moments on June 15, 12 noon at Union County Heritage Museum. The program is free and a light lunch, provided by New Albany Pilot Club,  is served beginning at 11:30. The centers [Continue Reading]

Museum Moments continues MS statehood celebration, March 16

March 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mississippi: 200 Years of Statehood, Treasurers of the Archive is the topic of March Museum Moments, Thursday, March 16, at the Union County Heritage Museum. Jennifer Ford, professor and head of special collections at the University of Mississippi, J.D. William library, will tell about the collection as related to the [Continue Reading]
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