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LINCOLN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

TO PROMOTE, PRESERVE AND PUBLICIZE THE HISTORY OF
LINCOLN COUNTY


Membership dues are $12.00 per year and are due January 1st of each year.
We gladly accept any monetary donations. We are a non-profit 501C3 tax exempt organization therefore all donations are fully tax deductible in accordance to the IRS statutes.
Members may designate that their donation be applied to any of the following projects:

General operations of the society

Historic Record Preservation

Immanuel Lutheran Church-Up keep and Restoration

Old Presbyterian Meeting House and Museum-purchase

Preservation supplies and artifacts for display

Cemetery Projects

Then

Lincoln County Historical Society organized on March 26, 1951.
The officers were:

President- Dr. W. N. Craig 
1st Vice President- Joe Grimes
2nd Vice President- Esther Whitley Burch
3rd Vice President- Mrs. W. H. Pettus
4th Vice President- C. C. Walton
Recording Secretary- Gertrude Metcalf Corresponding Secretary- M. H. Dunn Treasurer-   Mrs. Lila B. Baughman.

 

 
 





Now

Over the years the society has grown and taken many new roles in the community.

    • Began preserving the historic records at the Lincoln County Courthouse such as marriage, wills, estate papers, and land grants.
    • Purchased the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Ottenheim to restore and preserve   the heritage of an 1890’s Swiss German Historic landmark.
    • Manage the Old Presbyterian Meeting House and Museum collection of artifacts and history of Lincoln County.
    • Secured ownership of the Whitley/Pennington Cemetery when land was sold near William Whitley House.
    • Hold Quarterly membership meetings to conduct business, have special speakers and plan events or projects.

     
 
LINCOLN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC P.O. Box 570 STANFORD, KY 40484 lincolncountyhistoricalsociety@gmail.com