MacArthur Award Medal Donated to Museum

We received a MacArthur Award medal today that was given to people who raised their own vegetables during WWII. They were called Victory Gardens. The medal says National Victory Garden Institute on the front and the back says For Outstanding Achievement In Victory Gardening.

Its items like this that continue to enrich our history.

Midnight Paranormal Group Investigates Museum

Midnight Paranormal

 

The Benton paranormal group, Midnight Paranormal, made another visit to the Williamson County Historical Society Museum on Saturday evening, May 27th, 2017. Five members of the group spent the evening investigating things that go bump in the old building. With over 100 years of activity in the building, heaven only knows it has every reason to be active. The group has made regular trips to the museum in the last year.

Jefferson School 5th Graders Tour Museum

Fifth Grade classes from the Jefferson School here in Marion came to tour the Williamson County Museum on Wednesday, May 24th. The teachers for the classes were Goodwin and Williams.