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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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Launch PDF file. for more information on the event). And mark your calendars for this summer’s other AHS events: Culver and Lake Maxinkuckee Museum of History grand re-opening (more details to come, and available here). (Sat., June 14, 1 p.m. as part of Taste of Culver at Jefferson and Main Streets). Annual AHS meeting (July […]

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Launch PDF file. Launch PDF file. 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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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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Launch PDF file. 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 […]

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