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After months of planning and effort, the newly renamed museum has opened at 102 W. Jefferson Street, Suite B (south entrance of the First Farmers Bank and Trust Building in downtown Culver)! The museum can be reached by phone at 574-635-0053. We’re sharing space with the newly-opened Culver and Lake Maxinkuckee Visitor Center, and both […]

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Tickets are selling fast for “Broadway Musical Moments” (June 7, 7:30 p.m. at the Legion Building at the Culver Academies). Dr. Charles Webb (pictured at left) will lead music with vocalists; with reception after the performance (see our spring newsletter here for more information on the event). And mark your calendars for this summer’s other […]

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Click here to read the Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver’s Spring, 2014 newsletter, which was featured in the April 17, 2014 Culver Citizen newsletter. Included are updates on museum progress, meeting our new museum director, this summer’s concert event, and more!

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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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