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  South Union

  Shaker Museum at South Union

  850 Shaker Museum Road

  MAIL PO Box 30

  South Union   KY  42283    

  Phone   270 542-4167

  Web Site  http://www.shakermuseum.com/

  Toll Free  800 811-8379

  E-mail  mailto:shakmus@logantele.com

  Description  former 42 room Centre House dwelling has collections of Shaker craftsmanship, other  buildings survive throughout  town

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Religion

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F Furniture

  Group Identity   Shakers

  Era  1807-1922

  New or Updated:  11/12/2005


  Staffordsville
 
Mountain Home Place
 
445 Kentucky Route 2275
 
Staffordsville  KY  41256    
 
Phone  606 297-1850
 
Web Site  http://www.mountainhomeplace.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:mthomepl@foothills.net
 
Description  working farm of the 1850's era, museum of Appalachian History
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Building Type  Farm
 
Kind of Activity  Living History
 
Nature of Group or Site  Animals
 
Era      1850
 
New or Updated:  07/15/2003

  Kentucky
 
Union
 
Big Bone Lick State Park
 
3380 Beaver Road
 
Union  KY   41091
 
Phone   859 384-3522
 
Web Site  http://parks.ky.gov/stateparks/bb/index.htm
 
Description  indoor museum & film, outdoor museum with Discovery Trail leading through diorama  showing prehistoric animals struggling in bog, nature viewing, live buffalo herd
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Natural History
 
Nature of Group or Site  Outdoor
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Paleontology
 
New or Updated:   6/2/2005

   Van Lear
 
Van Lear Historical Miners' Museum
 
78 Miller's Creek Road
 
PO Box 369
 
Van Lear  KY  41265    
 
Phone   606 789-9725
 
Web Site  http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Ranch/7827/
 
E-mail  blevinstar@yahoo.com
 
Alt Web  http://www.webspawner.com/users/VanLear/
 
Description  1930s Appalachian coal mining story, 30 foot long model of town in 1930s
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Industry /Profession Mining
 
Collection G-M  Models
 
Owner/Operator:  Van Lear Historical Society
 
New or Updated:  6/3/2005

Kentucky
Versailles
Woodford County Historical Society
121 Rose Hill
Versailles KY 40383
Phone 859 873-6786
Web Site http://www.woodfordkyhistory.org/
E-mail mailto:woodford@qx.net
Description located in former Big Spring Church
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Church
Research /Reading Library
Era 1819

  Wickliffe
  Wickliffe Mounds Research Center
 
94 Green Street
  PO Box 155
 
Wickliffe KY 42087
  Phone 270 335-3681
  Web Site http://campus.murraystate.edu/org/WMRC/WMRC.htm
  E-mail mailto:wmounds@brtc.net 
 
Description  four mounds, architecture building, excavation trail, wildflower area,  woodswalk trail, exhibit buildings with artifacts from 1930's era excavations
 
Type of Resource  Museum
  
Building Type  Mounds
   Field of Study/Science Facility
  Archaeology
   Group Identity
  Native American
   Era
  1100-1350 AD
  
New or Updated:  07/17/2003  

  Kentucky
  Williamsburg
  Cumberland  Inn  & Museum
 
649 South 10th St
  Williamsburg  KY  40769    
  Phone  606 539-3100
  Web Site  http://www.cumberlandinn.com/
  Toll Free  800 315-0286
  E-mail  mailto:museum@cumberlandinn.com
  Description  College owned miscellany of collections includes mounted animals, 7,000                         crosses, Christmas items
 
Type of Resource  Museum
  
Building Type  Hotel/Inn
   Collection A-F
  Coins
   Collection N-Z
   Taxidermy
   Research /Reading
  Archives
   Owner/Operator:
 Cumberland College
  
New or Updated:  07/18/2003

  Winchester
 
Bluegrass Heritage Museum
 
217 South Main Street
 
Winchester  KY         40391    
 
Phone   859 745-7936
 
Web Site  http://www.bgheritage.com/index.phtml
 
Description  renovation of former medical clinic to house museum began in early 2003
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
New or Updated:  12/8/2003

Kentucky
Woodbury
Green River Museum
Butler County Park
Woodbury KY
Phone 270 526-6921
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource Museum

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