Selling Yesterday’s News: The Anatomy of Historical Newspapers

Selling Yesterday’s News: The Anatomy of Historical Newspapers

Kyle Pritchard, Special Project Coordinator for Huron’s digitized newspaper project, examines the types of content newspapers produced and how it changed over time to reflect the needs and demands of a growing community. You can search the newspapers yourself for free...
Deforestation to Reforestation

Deforestation to Reforestation

Written by Exhibit & Programs Assistant Karsten When hiking through or even driving past any of Huron County’s forests, you could easily believe that these forests have remained relatively unchanged for time immemorial. However, Huron County’s forests have had a...
The Huron Historic Gaol is a One of a Kind Building

The Huron Historic Gaol is a One of a Kind Building

Kyra Lewis, Huron Historic Gaol outreach and engagement assistant, explores the architectural history of the Huron Historic Gaol. The Huron Historic Gaol is a one of a kind building: predating Confederation, this anomaly has stood for over 181 years. Despite being...
How to Write a Local History Essay Using Museum Resources

How to Write a Local History Essay Using Museum Resources

by student Museum Assistant Jacob Smith As a final year history student, I have grown accustomed to spending several hours preparing and writing essays. This is an important skill that takes years of practice. If you are developing an essay that is based on local...