Category Archives: Business, Industry, Commerce

Real New Deal

While researching New Deal-era construction projects for an upcoming photo exhibit, I found that we didn’t have a good historic image of the Haggard Ford swinging bridge north of Harrison. Time to light out for Boone County! My husband, Tom, … Continue reading

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Workin’ on the Railroad…Depot

With the approaching fiftieth anniversary of Shiloh Museum in 2018, various members of our museum staff have been renovating the exhibit hall. In February 2015 we unveiled a new exhibit which takes a fresh look at the pioneer era. In process now is … Continue reading

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In Search of an Outhouse

My first major research project for the Shiloh Museum was in preparation of a New Deal photo exhibit set to open in December 2015. In a discussion about the exhibit, it was casually mentioned that the New Deal included the construction of outhouses. … Continue reading

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