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2018 Christmas at the Museum highlights family fun

December 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

A large number of New Albany area residents refused to let today’s cold and rainy weather keep them from attending 2018 Christmas at the Museum. The Union County Heritage Museum is a focal point for the community, and provides many entertaining and educational events throughout the year. This year’s [Continue Reading]

Christmas at the Museum brings games, crafts, silhouettes & Santa

November 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Visit with Santa, have a profile done by the Silhouette Artist, make holiday crafts, do the Christmas scavenger hunt, play games and more at the annual Christmas Celebration at the Union County Heritage Museum on Saturday, December 8, 10 – 12 noon. The Historic Northside District Garden Club partners with the museum [Continue Reading]

Historic Northside Tour of Homes is Sunday December 2

November 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany’s Historic Northside District Garden Club will present a Christmas tour of four Northside homes on Sunday December 2nd. The tour homes, built in the late 1800s and early 1900’s will be decorated in individual themes. Money earned by the tour will go into community projects supported by the club, [Continue Reading]

The evolution of Civil War images discussed at Museum Moments

November 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

Civil war images, both drawings and photographs, were the topic of the Museum Moments program Nov. 15 at the Union County Heritage Museum. Historian Rebekah Rinehart’s presentation included a slide show of the work artists and photographers produced 150 years ago. Line drawings were reproduced in periodic [Continue Reading]

Final 2018 Museum Moments focuses on Civil War art & photography

November 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

Art and Photography during the Civil War is the topic of the final Museum Moments of 2018 at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 at 12 noon. Historian Rebekah Rinehart, a graduate of Blue Mountain College, will present the program. A light lunch will be available courtesy of the [Continue Reading]

Annual Ingomar Mound event is Saturday, Nov. 3rd

October 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

The annual Ingomar Mound Event is set this Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. , weather permitting. Ingomar Mound site is located south of New Albany off Highway 15 on CR 96. The 2200 year old Ingomar Mound is Union County’s olders man-made structure. Visitors can tour Ingomar Mound, use ancient weapons [Continue Reading]

Heritage Pioneer Days 2018 brings the past to life

October 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

Heritage Pioneer Days at the Union County Heritage Museum has been a popular event in New Albany for 17 years. It provides visitors, especially the youngsters, with a chance to have a little “hands-on” experience with the “good old days.” Union County Heritage Museum Pioneer Village. [Continue Reading]

Museum workshop to teach Japanese art of making Temari thread ball

October 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

The ancient Japanese art of Temari Thread Ball will be demonstrated in a class set Monday, Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. at the Union County Heritage Museum. The teacher is Peggy Russell from Myrtle, who has made more than 200 of these intricately crafted thread balls. There is a current exhibit of a number of Russell’s temari [Continue Reading]

Mississippi author Julie Cantrell to lead writing workshop

October 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Writer Julie Perkins Cantrell will be in New Albany on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 12 noon for a book talk and short writing workshop on this year’s New Albany Literary Fest ’18 Community Read of her bestselling book Perennials. The setting for part of this book is in New Albany at the Faulkner Literary Garden and the [Continue Reading]
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