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Hoosier Frontiersman at the Dubois County Museum - Tuesday, August 11, 2015

 

The Dubois County Museum announces a special program called, “A Visit with a Hoosier Pioneer “on Saturday, August 29 at 10:30 am.  On hand will be Kevin Stonerock.  He will portray a frontiersman in the Indiana Territory in the year 1810.  Presentation is done in character with authentic clothing, and is entertaining as well educational.  In addition to historical facts, the art of the tall tale will be discussed.  Great for all ages!  The museum would like to encourage area teachers to promote this program in their classrooms.

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Archaeology Program - Monday, August 10, 2015

 

 
    September is Archaeology Month in Indiana.  In cooperation with the 
    Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and 
    Archaeology, the Dubois County Museum will present a special archaeology 
    program on Saturday, September 12, 2015. From 10:15 until 11:00 a.m. Eastern     Time, a panel discussion titled "Archaeology in Dubois County" will feature               archaeologists, Dr. Rick Jones and Cathy Carson, along with local collectors,            Kenny Hochgesang and Derrick Haas.
 
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Museum Changing Admission - Thursday, July 30, 2015

 

The Dubois County Museum Board announces that beginning September 1, 2015, the museum, located on 2704 N. Newton Street, (US 231) in Jasper, will be charging admission to view the museum’s exhibits.  The admission price charges per visit will be $12 per family, $5 for an adult, $3 for high school age students, $2 for elementary and middle school students and children under the age of 4 are free.  A Dubois County Museum Membership card carrier will be admitted free.

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Miniature Replicas of Haysville Ferry and others - Friday, July 10, 2015

 

On display till August 15 at the Dubois County Museum is an exhibit of miniature replicas of the Haysville Ferry, several flatboats on the White River, The Hindostan Mill, and the German Floating Mill.  These intricately fashioned replicas were built by William Greene.  Several pieces of his work are on display at the Smithsonian.  On Saturday, August 1, Bill Greene, nephew of William, will be present at the Dubois County Museum, from 11:00-1:00PM, to explain these excellent replicas of the pioneer era. 

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Blue Star Museums Program - Tuesday, June 02, 2015

 

The Dubois County Museum announced the launch of Blue Star Museums program, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2015. The program provides families an opportunity to enjoy the nation's cultural heritage and learn more about their new communities.

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Aprons - Useful and Charming - Tuesday, February 10, 2015

 

The Dubois County Museum will open its newest exhibit on February 14, 2015.  The exhibit is called, “Aprons-Useful and Charming”.  Over 30 aprons of a bygone era will be on display.  Some of the aprons are lovely, but the workmen’s aprons can’t come clean.  Come see why. 

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