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About Us

The Museum, open on Friday and Saturdays from 10am-4pm, offers self guided tours, as well as staff guided tours. Admission is free but donations to the museum are encouraged. Resources abound for those interested in genealogy, Civil War History as it pertains to the Battles fought in Cynthiana KY, and the way of life in small town America. Special Events sponsored by the museum occur throughout the year including a speakers series, The Great Museum Treasure Hunt - a summer artifacts treasure hunt for school age children, and our own version of “Antique Road Show”. The Museum also shows off  its antique car collections every August during the Cynthiana Rod Run. The museum operates on donations and income from its membership.

Opportunities to get involved as a ‘volunteer’ at the museum are numerous. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Trust Inc. oversees the museum and welcomes visitors from up the street and around the world.

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The Cynthiana-Harrison County Trust Established
The Cynthiana-Harrison County Trust was incorporated in 1993. It was established to help preserve the history of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Community.  In doing so it set a plan in motion to create a Museum of artifacts that would tell the story of the City of Cynthiana and the Harrison County Community.
Harrison County Trust Inc.
Board of Directors
Mary Grable
Vice President
Jeff Kinney
Directors at Large

Larry Benson

Randall Boyers

Brian Canupp

Scott Fields

Kay Cox

Karen Bear 

Denise Marshall
Ex-Officio Directors
Martha Barnes
Kenny Simpson
Donald Hill  
Kay Cox
Our Volunteers

Many dedicated volunteers run the Cynthiana Harrison Co. Museum. Below is a list of some of our current volunteers.

Larry Benson
Billy Fowler
Sharon Fowler
Stella Hill
Will Lucky
Marshall Canupp
Anna Ruth McLaney
Seaanna Skinner
Lily Moses 

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