How to Write a Local History Essay Using Museum Resources

How to Write a Local History Essay Using Museum Resources

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 history, the Huron County Museum &...
Put Yourself Behind Bars Selfie Contest

Put Yourself Behind Bars Selfie Contest

Even though the Huron Historic Gaol remains closed this season, visitors can still go behind bars at the new selfie station found just outside the Gaol walls! And to celebrate this new feature, we are hosting a selfie contest and invite you to put yourself behind bars...
Huron County Heritage Walking Tours

Huron County Heritage Walking Tours

There has never been a better summer to get outside to explore the broad streets and to enjoy the collection of well-preserved Victorian-era buildings found in Huron County’s towns and villages. To help guide your explorations, give one of these heritage walking tours...
Precedented Times: The 1916 Polio Outbreak in Hullett Township

Precedented Times: The 1916 Polio Outbreak in Hullett Township

Curator of Engagement and Dialogue Sinead Cox shares the story of a historical quarantine in the summer of 1916. Although you may have heard (to the point of cliché) that we are living in ‘unprecedented times’ during today’s COVID-19 pandemic, communities across Huron...