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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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Grandpa Jones, native of Henderson County, died 15 years ago today.

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Henderson County native was country music legend. Louis Marshall Jones, best known to the world as “Grandpa Jones,” died 15 years ago today, Thursday, February 19, 1998 in Hermitage, Tennessee following two strokes in January of that year. Music City paid tribute to the 84-year-old Country Music Hall of Famer on February 24th, 1998, during […]

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Depot Community Room Seeks Handmade Christmas Gifts For New Exhibit

Do you have a favorite homemade Christmas item that is dear to your heart, and was given to you years ago by someone special? If so, the Depot Community Room, in conjunction with the Henderson County Historical and Genealogical Society, would like to include your prized treasure in the Community Room’s Christmas exhibit this holiday […]

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