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“Senior Cords Craze” Exhibit at the Marshall County Museum

February 26, 2015
“Senior Cords Craze” Exhibit at the Marshall County Museum

The new feature exhibit at the Marshall County Museum showcases the senior cords fad from the 1950s through 1970s.  A tradition unique to Indiana and Hoosier hysteria, the corduroy pants and skirts were a symbol of individuality and school spirit!  Worn at ball games, pep sessions and special school events, the hand-painted images on...
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Brown Bag Lunch Monthly Series at M.C. Museum

February 8, 2014
Brown Bag Lunch Monthly Series at M.C. Museum

  02/10/14 The Marshall County Museum Brown Bag Lunch Series will kick-off with Lilly Endowment recipient, Anna Liechty, presenting an in-depth story of an historical figure from this area in the 1800’s known as “The Huckleberry Queen.” Call a friend and bring your sack lunch to the museum for the first of a 2-part...
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Genealogy Meeting at M.C. Museum

January 4, 2014
Genealogy Meeting at M.C. Museum

  01/06/14 Do you have nagging questions about your family tree?  Have you been attempting to search for your ancestors, but have hit some “brick walls?”  The members of the Marshall County Genealogy Society would love to help you.  Members of the M.C. Genealogy Society have years of experience researching their own family histories...
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WVPC Takes Road Trip to Miami County Musuem

September 6, 2013
WVPC Takes Road Trip to Miami County Musuem

  09/09/13 The public is welcome to join the Wythougan Valley Preservation Council on a road trip to the Miami County Museum in Peru, IN on Wednesday, September 11th.  They will be leaving from the Plymouth Public Library parking lot at 9 AM.  Guests will have the option to caravan in their own vehicle...
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“Exercise You Brain” at Museum during Second Friday

May 9, 2013
“Exercise You Brain” at Museum during Second Friday

  05/10/13 ZUMBA ZUMBA ZUMBA!  2nd Fridays in Downtown Plymouth tonight (May 10th)  will be hosting “Fitness Fun” on the streets!  Grab your tennis shoes for group class instruction on Garro Street beginning at 5:00 p.m. with Zumba and Boot Camp Skills and then Zumba again at 6 p.m., sponsored by the LifePlex.  Walgreens...
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Miss Plymouth Exhibit and Annual Historical Dinner Speaker

April 18, 2013
Miss Plymouth Exhibit and Annual Historical Dinner Speaker

  04/19/13 The Marshall County Museum is revisiting the historic era from the 1960’s, 70’s, and 80’s when young ladies from all over the county came together to showcase their talent and beauty, gain confidence, and win scholarships, during the nostalgic 30-year run of the Miss Plymouth Pageant. The museum is remembering the Miss...
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County Museum Seeking Collections for Display

April 14, 2013
County Museum Seeking Collections for Display

  04/15/13 The Marshall County Museum is looking for interesting collections that could be displayed at the museum.  The county museum is always looking for residents who are willing to share their collections with the community.  Right now they are looking for a few male-oriented collections to off-set the Miss Plymouth Exhibit and Retro...
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Trains at Museum to Run for Spring Break Special

March 26, 2013
Trains at Museum to Run for Spring Break Special

  03/27/13 The Marshall County Museum in downtown Plymouth is partnering with local Dairy Queen for a “Spring Break Special!”  The interactive museum trains will be running from 11AM – 1PM today, Wednesday, March 27 and coupons for a FREE Dairy Queen Dilly Bar, Star Kiss, Ice Cream Sandwich, or Ice Cream Cone will...
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The Marshall County Museum will be celebrating the 103rd anniversary of Boy Scouts this Saturday

February 6, 2013
The Marshall County Museum will be celebrating the 103rd anniversary of Boy Scouts this Saturday

 02/07/13 Marshall County Museum –To celebrate this week’s 103rd anniversary of the Boy Scouts, Clarence Shively, local Boy Scout historian, will be giving tours of the recently created display in the “Boy Scout Room” at the Marshall County Museum from 10 AM – 2PM this Saturday, February 9th. He is the Assistant Scout Master...
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Museum Plans New Miss Plymouth Exhibit this Year

January 16, 2013
Museum Plans New Miss Plymouth Exhibit this Year

 01/17/13 Marshall County was well represented by the young ladies who were crowned Miss Plymouth. The Marshall County Museum staff plans an exhibit on the Miss Plymouth Pageants to open sometime in 2013 but they need the community’s help.  They are looking for items to be donated that relate to this pageant, which was...
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M.C. Museum Seeks Donation of Tuxedo

November 29, 2012
M.C. Museum Seeks Donation of Tuxedo

 11/30/12 As many of you who visit downtown Plymouth  know, many of the Marshall County Museum’s window displays change with each season to delight viewers and visitors. The museum is asking for a donation of a men’s tuxedo that they wish to use for one of their window displays. They currently do not have this...
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Museum Closed for Election Day

November 2, 2012
Museum Closed for Election Day

  11/05/12 The Marshall County Museum will be closed Tuesday, November 6th due to the county being closed for Election Day.   Regular hours resume Wednesday. The museum is located at 123 North Michigan Street and is open Tuesdays – Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   For questions, please call (574) 936-2306.
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Museum to Host Open House for 4-H Drill Team

October 23, 2012
Museum to Host Open House for 4-H Drill Team

   10/24/12 Although former Marshall County 4-H Drill Team and Color Guard leader, Harry Eskridge, didn’t learn to ride a horse until he was an adult, riding became a passion he shared for 18 years. Now the accomplishments of the teams he and others led over the years can be seen in a unique...
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Car Club to Explore Three Historic Indiana Highways

September 26, 2012
Car Club to Explore Three Historic Indiana Highways

  09/27/12 On Friday, September 28th twenty Model “A” Fords belonging to members of the A’s R Us Model “A” Ford club will visit downtown Plymouth. The caravan will be part of the club’s annual fall trip, with over 45 club members and guests, most from the south suburbs of Chicago, participating. From Chicago...
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Underground Railroad Quilt Raffle for Museum

August 1, 2012
Underground Railroad Quilt Raffle for Museum

  08/02/12 The Marshall County Museum is holding a raffle for an Underground Railroad Quilt. Tickets are $1.00 each, 6 for $5.00 or 12 for $10.00 and can be purchased at the museum. The quilt and information about each quilt block is currently on display at the museum. The raffle will take place after...
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Grand Opening of Boy Scout Room at M.C. Museum

July 28, 2012

07/30/12 On Saturday, August 11th at 11:00 a.m. the Marshall County Museum will be hosting a grand opening and dedication of the Boy Scouts Exhibit Room. This room contains many unique Boy Scout memorabilia and history about scouting in Marshall County. Everyone is welcome to attend and refreshments will be served. The trains will...
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M.C. Musuem Hosts Special Exhibit of Morgan Uceny

July 24, 2012
M.C. Musuem Hosts Special Exhibit of Morgan Uceny

  07/25/12 The Marshall County Museum has a special exhibit dedicated to Morgan Uceny as she goes for the gold at the Olympics. Come view a variety of items ranging from her high school varsity jacket to a pair of her running shoes. Hours are Tuesday – Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m....
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The Circus is Coming to the Museum

July 11, 2012
The Circus is Coming to the Museum

  07/12/12 Starting this Saturday, July 14 from 11:00 – 1:00 the model train exhibit at the Marshall County Museum will feature a circus theme, inspired by Disney’s Dumbo.   The new model train exhibit is complete with circus train cars, special engines and locomotives, dazzling light shows, and a flying elephant. For kids who...
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Historical Society’s 41st Annual Dinner

April 26, 2012
Historical Society’s 41st Annual Dinner

  04/27/12 This week the Marshall County Historical Society held their 41st Annual Dinner at Christo’s Banquet Center in Plymouth.    After a wonderful dinner the business meeting was conducted by Dr. Ron Liechty.  The financial report ending December 31, 2011 showed a total of $185,702.93 in all funds including the Expansion Fund, Endowment...
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Afternoon Tea to Kick-off 2012 One Book One Town Marshall County

February 28, 2012
Afternoon Tea to Kick-off 2012 One Book One Town Marshall County

    02/29/12 One Book, One Town-Marshall County will be kicking off this year’s event with an afternoon tea this Sunday, March 4 at 2:00 p.m. at the Marshall County Museum. The tea party that will bring you back to the days of hoopskirts and high society. Guests will sample Civil War era teas, sandwiches...
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