Visit the wonders of Morgan museum

The county historical museum of Morgan displays authentic work of art by Howard Christy, a boy from local region who made his well known Christy girls gracing the covers of all the most popular magazines in the early 1900?s.  Museum also exposes the artifacts of Mc Donald Birch. You will see farm machinery, antique household machines, Victorian furnishing and much more.

The museum also has a very extensive civil war collection, as well as artifacts from the Mexican war, form the American Revolution, and World wars first and second. This amazing ability will carry you to explain the ages and an inclusive exposition of life in the valley of Muskingum River region form the Stone Age through World war second. Built in 1904, the building housing the museum was originally a produce store, then a market and later a feed store. Over the years everything from tractors and farm equipment to greeting cards has been sold from this lovely building.

Button house

Evelyn true button house transport you back in time. The stylish home was built in 1836 and is crafted with period pieces dating from the 1830?s to the 1890?s. The house features 12 Victorian rooms that are absolutely authentic.

You can go through and adore the cupboard, inspect the artwork that adorns the walls and the summer kitchen. Furnished with original lines and quilts, it may be the most exact Victorian home you will ever seen, local artwork, period clothing and dishes. Most of the furniture was donated by the Mc Connel and True families.

The doll house

The doll house features the society?s collection of over 2500 dolls. The dolls are of all types-and from many different eras of history. The collection include Native American dolls, ethnic dolls, movie star dolls, character dolls, designer dolls, teddy bears, handmade dolls, rag dolls, Barbie dolls,  Eganbee dolls, Madame Alexander dolls, antique china dolls, antique leather dolls, just about every type of doll you can imagine.

The building was furnished in 1870 and cared as the medical offices of Dr. Hiram L. True.

The carriage house

While touring the Evelyn true button house, take a walk out back and discover how the Victorians made their way about town. The authentic era fire engine is ready just waiting for the volunteers to hook up the team. And the horse drawn hearse awaits as well, ready to take unfortunate souls to their eternal slumber. There are tools of every type, shape and size hand crafted and elegant.

Rock hollow schoolhouse

This authentic one room school was moved from Union Township in Morgan County to Malta by the Morgan county Historical society.

Visiting Morgan county historical museum

These museums and homes may be visited combined or separately as a package tour. Group tours are available by calling the Morgan county historical society. In addition to the published times hours for group tours are flexible.

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