Hickman County Museum | Ky Great River Road

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Hickman County Museum of Kentucky
221 East Clay Street | Clinton,  KY 42031 | (270) 653-6187
Opens Wednesdays | 1:pm to 4:pm | Est. 1994

In 1821 the Kentucky legislature organized Hickman County. Clinton became the county seat in 1829. Museum is full and rich in history. More than 3000 items on display in the 1860’s era home.

The Hickman County Museum was founded in 1994 by a group of dedicated volunteers and wonderfully supportive community. If the walls of this 1860s era home could talk…. and in a way, they can. Through careful preservation and captivating exhibits we have managed to capture the amazing history, stories, and memories of Hickman County.

The Museum take artifacts that are solely from Hickman County, allowing the Museum to stay true to the history of the county, to preserve local memorabilia, and still give a fascinating picture of changing times.

In 2014 Hickman County Business and Industry Banquet awarded the Hickman County Museum a special recognition for historic preservation. Most recently the Museum has added a permanent full-scale historical restoration exhibit moving the Lamkin “horse and buggy” doctor’s office onsite. In December 2016, the Museum dedicated the Quilt House to Ms. Rose Berry, acknowledging her love of the history of Hickman County and efforts preserving the the Hickman County Museum.

 

 

 

 

 

http://kygreatriverroad.org/HickmanCountyMuseum/

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Short Link: http://www.kygrro.org/?p=120748

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Kentucky Great River Region Organization, Inc |
KYGRRO | PO Box 275 | Clinton, KY 42031 |
KyGreatRiverRoad@gmail.com

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