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J.R. Pike survived Battle of Ormoc Bay

J.R. Pike, gunners mate aboard the US Sumner, survived the Battle of Ormoc Bay during World War II. This battle has gone down in history as the only naval engagement during the war in which the enemy brought to bear every type of weapon available. Pike survived a suicide plane that crashed 10 ft. behind […]

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Veteran stories

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Spooks and Legends Tour

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Reserve your tickets today for the Depot Community Room’s annual Spooks and Legends Tour. Tickets are $5 each. Tours leave the Depot this Saturday, Oct. 26, at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. They last about 1.5 hours and cover about 1.9 miles of easy walking. Meet an 1835 prankster, a teacher who created a celebration, […]

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Fernwood Cemetery Tour 2013

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Susan Bush Hopkins, daughter of General Samuel Hopkins, was portrayed by Lara Culiver Goldey during the Depot Community Room’s Fernwood Cemetery Tour, Saturday, September 14, 2013.

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Admiral Husband E. Kimmel born in Henderson, Kentucky, February 26, 1882

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Admiral Husband Kimmel, commander-in-chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor during WWII, was born in Henderson, Kentucky on February 26, 1882. Henderson is considered the birthplace of the conspiracy theorists who claimed that President Franklin Roosevelt knew Pearl Harbor was going to be bombed and allowed it to happen to coax […]

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