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Museum Monday: All About the Civil War

Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County 310 East 9th Street, Hopkinsville, KY, United States

On Museum Monday on July 15, we are “All About the Civil War” as students will discover the important events that took place in Hopkinsville and Christian County during one of the greatest conflicts of our country’s history. Both Union and Confederate forces wanted control of the area–come find out why!The Museum is able to…

Tombstone Tuesday

Vine Street Cemetery North Vine Street, Hopkinsville, KY, United States

We're rolling up our sleeves to scrub the dirt off a bit of history in Vine Street Cemetery for our second Tombstone Tuesday of the summer!Folks will receive a brief training on respectful cemetery etiquette and on how to document and clean historic tombstones safely before grabbing a bucket and brush. Learn more about Hopkinsville’s…

Museum Monday: All About Batter

Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County 310 East 9th Street, Hopkinsville, KY, United States

Museum Monday: All About Batter tells all about what makes Hopkinsville the “Batter Capital of the World.” Learn how wheat is grown, processed here into flour, and then packaged to go out into the broader world! Play our newly-designed “Field to Fork” exhibit game and even make some delicious cornbread!

Museum Monday: All About Firefighters

Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County 310 East 9th Street, Hopkinsville, KY, United States

Museum Monday: All About Firefighters features the hottest and most heroic of special guests! The Hopkinsville Fire Department will join us at the museum to talk about what firefighters do! They will be letting those who attend get a close-up experience with an actual fire truck as well as talk about some of the historic…