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Prospective volunteers came past the AHS Museum’s table during the annual Clubs and Organizations Fair at the Culver Union Township Public Library last month.  Members of the public got a glimpse of a floorplan for the new museum space, located next door to the Carnegie building in the Jefferson Street entrance to the First Farmers [...]

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After six years, Culver’s history museum is moving from the lower level of the historic Carnegie library building  - but only next door. Volunteers from several local clubs and organizations are working hard this week to relocate the Culver history museum’s collection into the ground-floor of the First Farmer’s Bank and Trust building, on the [...]

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Please join the Antiquarian and Historical Society this Saturday, October 19th for a Historic Hayride and Moonlight Paddle.  The Historic Hayrides will be from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. and will begin and end at the Culver Depot.  Jeff Kenney will narrate the hayrides with interesting facts of Culver’s past. The Moonlight Paddle will be [...]

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As part of its ongoing service to the community and researchers around the world, the Center for Culver History has uploaded another four decades of Culver Community High School Tomahawk and Cavalcade yearbooks as fully-searchable, field indexed PDF’s.  This means that all CHS and CCHS yearbooks from 1952 through 2008 are available for anyone to [...]

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Click here to read the Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver’s Summer, 2013 newsletter, which was featured in the Aug. 8, 2013 Culver Citizen newsletter. From the new LMEC collaborative exhibit, to upcoming programs, memorials, and much more, the AHS newsletter may focus on history but keeps it fresh and exciting.

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Lakes don’t want to be lakes.  They were created by nature.  Over time, if not protected, sediment plants and debris will fill them in, and make them land once more. -          Jody Arthur, Indiana Dept. of Enviromental Management (2009)   The Lake Maxinkuckee Environmental Council has been working in our community for over three decades [...]

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What do  the posting of Culver’s first-ever street signs, the launching of the Maxinkuckee Playhouse, and the dedication of the war memorial stones outside the Culver Public Library all have in common? They all took place in 1950, and they’re all featured in the latest batch of Culver Citizen newspapers uploaded to the AHS site! [...]

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The Center for Culver History hosts the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library’s traveling exhibit through July 20th.  The exhibit celebrates the life and work of Indiana’s premier social critic and writer, and features interactive displays and replicas of Kurt, Jr.’s typewriter, Purple Heart and more. Running along with the Memorial Library display is an exhibit curated [...]

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The Center for Culver History, with the Antiquarian and Historical Society as its non-profit sponsoring organization, has received $2000 from the Historic Preservation Education Grant (HPEG) program in support of developing an “Historic Walking Tour of Culver.” The HPEG program is a joint initiative of Indiana Humanities and Indiana Landmarks, with support from the National [...]

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The fifth grade classes of Culver Elementary immersed themselves in our area’s unique natural, historical and cultural heritage as part of a joint tour of the Center for Culver History and the Culver Academy History Museum on May 21st. The students learned about the State Exchange Bank robbery of 1933, the history of early Indian [...]

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