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Union County Heritage Museum

October Museum Moments to hear Faulkner biographer

October 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Museum Moments will feature Dr. Robert Hamblin, writer and teacher,  on Thursday, October 19, at noon at  Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany talking about the latest biography on William Faulkner, Myself and the World Hamblin, a north Mississippi native, has spent a career working with the Brodsky [Continue Reading]

EXCEL students contributed original works to Faulkner event

September 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

 Fourth grade EXCEL Ninabeth Capaning’s fourth grade EXCEL class at New Albany Elementary School has been participating in a unit of study on poetry. Students wrote poems and created water-color illustrations to be used as table decorations for the Faulkner Literary Luncheon, which was held on Friday, September 22. [Continue Reading]

Popular Pioneer Days History event returns to museum

September 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Living history is the theme of the annual Pioneer Days event at the Union County Heritage Museum at 114 Cleveland Street in New Albany. Join us on September 29-30, 9AM – 2PM, as we bring history to life with stories of Mississippi’s past, old time toys and games, hands-on activities for children about the way [Continue Reading]

Annual Faulkner & Folk Art Exhibit opens September 22

September 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

The opening of the fourth annual Faulkner and Folk Art Exhibit will be Friday, September 22, 5 – 7 PM, at the Union County Heritage Museum, 114 Cleveland Street in New Albany. This year’s featured book – art challenge is William Faulkner’s The Big Woods.  Artists from across the south have created pieces [Continue Reading]

Local museum will hold solar eclipse viewing event

August 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

  A Solar Eclipse Viewing Event will be held at the Union County Heritage Museum on August 21 from 11:56 until the eclipse ends. New Albany will have 93 % coverage. click to enlarge Free viewing glasses. Bring your lunch and lawn chair and come and enjoy the eclipse. Educational materials will be available, and [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]

“Sacred Sites Surround Us” exhibit opens Thursday at museum

July 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

When settlers first arrived in what would become Union County in the 1830s, one of the first priorities was building churches. An exhibit, Sacred Sites Surround Us,  at the Union County Heritage Museum will open Thursday, July 20, 12 noon with  guest speaker Jack Elliott, Mississippi historian.  Lunch, provided [Continue Reading]

Museum Madness strikes New Albany at Union Co. Heritage Museum

June 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

As part of the state’s  Bicentennial Celebration, today’s (June 20th) Museum Madness at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany,  will host the very large floor map from Mississippi Geographic Alliance, which is part of the National Geographic Alliance Network. The map was used with the campers from  9 [Continue Reading]

Popular Fossil Road Show returns to Museum June 10th

June 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

  The annual Fossil Road Show at the Union County Heritage Museum is set Saturday, June 10, from 10 – 2.  It’s free and a fun opportunity for people to have their objects identified, to show their collections and to learn more about the interesting fossil and geological history of this area. CLICK TO ENLARGE [Continue Reading]
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