Lake County History Center Founded in 1938 - page 6

Small, but not Insignificant

Small, but not Insignificant

Archival documents on display usually illicit nothing more than a big yawn from most people.  Documents on display are usually the item overlooked in favor of the “more interesting” objects like a Remington Rifle used during the Civil War by Michael Brunner, ancestor of the…

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#MuseumWeek

#MuseumWeek

This week is the first-ever, international #MuseumWeek on Twitter! We are so excited to be participating in this event and joining over 800 museums from around the world to bring you behind-the-scenes of our museum. Twitter’s week dedicated to our cultural institutions is aimed at uniting our…

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I Started Seeing Dead People

I Started Seeing Dead People

There isn’t a day that goes by that doesn’t require me to scroll through digital images of our photograph collection stored in the museum’s database.  I am usually doing research for someone who has called to inquire if we have a picture of a particular person…

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#LakeHistoryBingo

#LakeHistoryBingo

So, we have to admit – we borrowed (with permission) this idea from Museum 140. Thanks, guys! #LakeHistoryBingo. What is it? It’s actually pretty simple. All year long, we will be watching for your tweets using the hashtag #LakeHistoryBingo as you explore all that Lake…

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A Simple Welcome

A Simple Welcome

We’ve journeyed through cave paintings to stone carvings, script handwriting to Comic Sans. Now, we have this – our blog. Our blog will serve as an educational tool, a peek behind the scenes of the History Center, and a place where our staff and volunteers can…

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