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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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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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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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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 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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Check out our NEW set of 8 note cards!  Send out Thank-You’s or Forget-Me-Not’s in high style with vintage images from Culver’s diverse history. They were commissioned by the Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver, IN and were inspired by a collection of old photos and postcards.  The images were selected by Judy Kimmel Sawhook [...]

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Warner Williams exhibit at museum Ongoing at The Center for Culver History is a display of Culver Academy’s 20-year artist-in-residence and Culver citizen Warner Williams.  This exhibit encompasses both works of art loaned to the museum from members of the public, as well as various memorabilia from the life of one of our community’s more [...]

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The Winter (Feb. 21 publication date) issue of the AHS’ “Culver History Quarterly” was published in the Culver Citizen newspaper recently. As part of the AHS-Citizen partnership, every member of the AHS will receive a subscription to Culver’s weekly newspaper of record (read more in the newsletter itself).   A number of updates are available [...]

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Ask any long-time Culver citizen about Warner Williams, and you’ll probably hear a description of an eccentric man riding around town on his bicycle, his long beard flying behind him. Others may recall the geodesic dome he constructed in his back yard, out of from which he churned out countless plaster animal sculptures following his [...]

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