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1918 GAR reunion, notice the smaller number in attendence, This looks like it was taken at a Church

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Civil War Vets @ Courthouse 1912

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John Hay Center

The Washington County Historical Society is proud to announce the arrival of our 5th coin in the Washington County Commemorative Coin Collection. This beautiful... 2” pewter coin features our namesake, the Notable Native, John Milton Hay, who was born in Salem, in 1838, and became a noted diplomat, political figure and author. Mr. Hay’s service included; President Lincoln’s private secretary, Ambassador to England, and Secretary of State, for Presidents; William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. The reverse side of the coin is the centerpiece of the John Hay Center, the John Hay Birthplace, originally constructed in 1824, and setting its authentic location at 108 South College Avenue.
All coins from the collection, including the 2.5” County Courthouse coin, are still available for purchase, but supplies are limited. All proceeds will go to benefit the preservation needs of the John Hay Center.
Coins are available for $15 each and are going fast! Pick yours up at the Stevens Museum, located at 307 E. Market St. Salem, IN., during normal operating hours, Tuesday through Saturday, 9am to 5pm.

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John Hay Center

Washington County Commemorative heritage coin collection #4

The Washington County Historical Society is proud to announce the arrival of our 4th coin in the Was...hington County Commemorative Coin Collection. This beautiful 2” pewter coin features the Depot Train Museum and the Monon Railroad that was born in Salem.
Coins are available for $15 each and are going fast! Pick yours up at the Stevens Museum, located at 307 E. Market St. Salem, IN., during normal operating hours, Tuesday through Saturday, 9am to 5pm.

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John Hay Center added 2 new photos.

On Sale Now! $25 at Steven's Museum.

John Hay Center updated their cover photo.
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Kathy Knight Wade is with Dennis Knight.

Dennis, (or anyone else) do you know the make, model or year of these vehicles? These belonged to Ken Maynard of Vevay and top photo, George Plues from Salem. Both went to Hollywood and were in over hundreds of westerns 1920s-1950.

The John Hay Center will be closed again tomorrow, Wednesday, January 17. We follow Salem Schools on closing. Thank you for understanding

The John Hay Center will be CLOSED Friday, January 12 and Saturday January 13 due to weather conditions. (This includes the Depot)
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The Washington County Historical Society is proud to announce the arrival of our 5th coin in the Washington County Commemorative Coin Collection. This beautiful 2” pewter coin features our namesake, the Notable Native, John Milton Hay, who was born in Salem, in 1838, and became a noted diplomat, political figure and author. Mr. Hay’s service included; President Lincoln’s private secretary, Ambassador to England, and Secretary of State, for Presidents; William McKinley and The...odore Roosevelt. The reverse side of the coin is the centerpiece of the John Hay Center, the John Hay Birthplace, originally constructed in 1824, and setting its authentic location at 108 South College Avenue.
All coins from the collection, including the 2.5” County Courthouse coin, are still available for purchase, but supplies are limited. All proceeds will go to benefit the preservation needs of the John Hay Center.
Coins are available for $15 each and are going fast! Pick yours up at the Stevens Museum, located at 307 E. Market St. Salem, IN., during normal operating hours, Tuesday through Saturday, 9am to 5pm.

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On Sale Now! $25 at Steven's Museum.

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Thanks to Joe from Bud's Jewelers for coming in to check in all our grandfather and mantel clocks.

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Sudie and Kathy took the tree down and packed away our holiday decorations for next year.

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Stephanie Vines is at John Hay Center.

In 2018, we grew our social media presence to better serve our community- near and far. Follow us for photos and trivia, as well as announcements of all the exc...iting changes coming our way in the future. We encourage you to share your photos and memories using the hashtag #johnhaycenter
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January 3

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Gertrude Stephenson's newest tribute to Washington County Veterans is here! 100 pages, $25.00
Available at the Stevens Museum, Tues-Sat. 9-5
(Those who pre-ordered can pick up at these times)

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