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Museum Events

2022 Calendar for the Historic Courthouse Museum

April 2nd ~ Opening Day for all museums.  

                     Free Admission


The 2nd Thursday of every month is Coffee & Conversation here at the Historic Courthouse Meeting Room at 10:00 a.m. 

March Topic - Eateries Beaneries and the Blue Plate Special

April Topic -  Grocery Stores of the past across Marshall County

May Topic - Rural Schools across the county

June Topic -  Downtown Saturday Night in YOUR community

July Topic - Saturday Night at the Movies

August - Saturday Night Fever - where were the dances?

September - Gas Stations across the county

October - Car Dealers

November - Remembering Family Veterans & Thanksgiving Traditions

Marshall County Historical Society Annual Meeting

      Sunday, June 26 from 2 to 4

Pie Contest !!   Do you have a favorite family pie recipe??  Make it and bring it to be shared after the judging is complete.

   Program - Axtell and the upcoming celebration of their 150th.

Marshall County Historical Society Quarterly Meeting

       October 9, 2022  During the month of October, there will be a quilt show at the Lee Dam Art Center,  which is the joint effort of MCHS and the Quilt Divas displaying both vintage quilts and others.  On October 9th at 2:00, the program will be about vintage quilts.


December 3, 2022 - Holiday Open House !! Free Admission! Fun events during the day are being planned including the Christmas tree counting contest. 










Koester House Calendar

Work is moving along on the exterior restoration of the Koester House Museum and its outbuildings. Please drop by and see the brick masons, painters, and carpenters bringing this lovely lady from the 1800s back to her original beauty.

The tulips around the Koester House are absolutely beautiful this year!!

Coming Up- at the Koester House Museum on Wednesdays at 7 pm in June, July, and the first of August - Marshall County Community Band concerts. 

Bring your own lawn chairs.  Refreshments served.


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Pony Barn Calendar
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 - April 1, 2023 - Normal museum hours continue through the winter!
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - Board Meeting at Astro 3 Theatre at noon.
Thursday, November 24, 2022 - Closed for Thanksgiving.
Saturday, December 3, 2022 - Santa comes to town. Free admission all day at the museum. Come watch the stagecoach in the parade.
Saturday, December 24, 2022 - Sunday, January 1, 2023 - Closed for Christmas week.
Past Events
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Saturday, October 22, 2022 - Celebrate Black Squirrels with the City of Marysville. Free admission all day. Get your picture in the stagecoach or on a mochila. Plus, everything in the gift shop is 50% off. Tuesday, June 7, 2022 — The Pony Express Association's annual Re-Ride will pass through Marysville around 9:15 a.m. on its way from St. Joseph to Sacramento. Come by the barn between 8 and 10 a.m. for a breakfast of biscuits and gravy, potatoes, and fruit muffin. The $10 breakfast charge includes admission to the museum.

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