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Henderson County Historical Society Museum

   
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  1. 50 Gallon Crock
    This is a 50 gallon crock that would hold items from a general store in the 1900's. It is now located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  2. Accounts-Receipts
    This is a page from the account book of a general store in Raritan, Illinois Sept 12, 1945. This is book is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  3. Air Force jacket
    This is an Air Force uniform warn during the Korean Conflict by Staff Sargeant Jack LaFayette, Sr. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Musuem, Raritan, Illinois.

  4. Alarm clock
    This is an wind up alarm clock. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  5. Allaman Covered Bridge
    This shows a replica of the Allaman Covered Bridge which is located between Gladstone and Oquawka, Illinois. The lumber that the replica sits on is from the original bridge. These items are located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  6. Altar
    This shows an altar with pulpit and kerosene lamps that were used to light the night services. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  7. Altar Chair
    This is a chair used on the altar at the Raritan Reform Church in Raritan, Illinois. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Musuem, Raritan, Illinois.

  8. American Dictionary of the English Language
    This is a horse-hide covered dictionary dated 1853 by Noah Webster. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  9. American Dictionary of the English Language
    This shows the title page of the horsehide covered dictionary from a one room school house. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Musuem, Raritan, Illinois. Size: 9 in. x 10.5 in. x 5.5 in.

  10. Army Air Force uniform
    This is the World War II Army Air Corps uniform of J. Wendell Houtchens of Henderson County, Illinois. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  11. Army Air Force uniform
    This is the uniform of Lieutenant Colonel Donald Henry in the Army Air Force during World War II. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  12. Army uniform
    This is the World War I uniform of R.M. Whiteman of Henderson County, Illinois. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  13. Arrowhead Collection
    This is Wilbur F. Davis's arrowhead collection that he found in and around Henderson County, Illinois. He donated the collection in 1987. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  14. Baptismal Bowl
    This is a baptismal bowl that was used in the Olena (Illinois) Presbyterian Church. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  15. Bathtub
    This is a metal bath tub from of a Raritan residence and dates from the 1880's. Located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  16. Bear, Alaska
    This is 1700 pound bear hide that Lloyd Sparrow shot while in Alaska (1950) and had made into a rug. Located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  17. Bed warmer
    This is a bed warmer used from the mid 1800's on. Size: 12 x 6 in.Located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  18. Bird Egg Collection
    This is a collection of bird eggs donated by Howard Grigsby of Stronghurst, Illinois. Some of the eggs date back to 1888. Located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  19. Blocks
    These are homemade childrens blocks and in a chest that was a boys tool chest.

  20. Butchering Kettle
    This shows a kettle used for butchering animals. The water was heated to scald the animals after killed and also used later to cook the lard after butchering. This is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  21. Butter Churn
    The butter churn shown here has the name Favorite across the front. On the bottom of the churn is written Dobson Mfg. Co., Rockford, Ill. This large churn is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  22. Calendar plate
    This is a calendar plate dated 1911 and advertising Callow Brothers and Co. of Raritan, Illinois. This plate is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois. Size: 7 1/4 in diameter.

  23. Cardboard Bucket
    This is a cardboard bucket. It had been created to make it sturdy. This bucket is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  24. Carpenter's bench
    This shows the industrial arts class supplies of tools used by students in a one room school house of ca. 1900's. Also notice the stone jar water fountain used by the students.

  25. Carpet Stretcher
    This is a Diamond carpet stretcher. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  26. Cash Register
    This cash register would have appeared in a general store. This particular one came from the grocery store located in Stronghurst, Illinois. It is now located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  27. Chisels
    These chisels were used to square up the edges on wood used in the covered bridge located between Gladstone and Oquawka, Illinois. These chisels are located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum in Raritanl, Illinois.

  28. Church Organ
    This shows an old church organ that was used in the Biggsville (Illinois) Presbyterian Church. Next to the organ is a Catholic Bible bought in Boston in 1793. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  29. Church Pulpit
    This shows an altar with a pulpit and chairs. The pulpit is from the St. Pat's Catholic Church, the ornate chairs and the red velvet chair are from the Raritan Reform Church. This is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  30. Cider Press
    This shows an apple cider press used to make unfermented apple juice. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  31. Cinnamon Bear Pull Toy
    This is a Cinnamon Bear pull toy. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum in Raritan, Illinois.

  32. Clock
    This is a clock that hung in the one room schoolhouse in Henderson County, Illinois. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois

  33. Collection Plate/Pouch
    This is a collection plate/pouch used in the Media Presbyterian Church. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  34. Corn Meal Sack
    This is a corn meal sack that was from the mill in Hopper, Illinois. This was milled by the J.H. Schroeder Family. This sack is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  35. Dazey Butter Churn
    This is a Dazey butter churn. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  36. Dog Tags for William Marshall
    This is the World War I dog tags, with rawhide necklace, of Pvt. William E. Marshall of Henderson County, Illinois. They are located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  37. Doll Buggy
    This is a dolls baby buggy 1915 model. Height: 26 in. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum in Raritan, Illinois.

  38. Domestic Postage Rates Sign
    This is an orginal poster of domestic postage rates dated April 15, 1925. This was posted in the Raritan, Illinois Post Office. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  39. Door Bell
    This is a door bell used in the Raritan area. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois. The door bell is dated March 18, 1873.

  40. Dr. Harter

  41. Dr. William Cavins, Medical Books
    This is Dr. William Cavins, doctor in the Raritan, Illinois area. The cabinet holds some of his medical books and a picture of Dr. Cavins. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Sociey Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  42. Duffle Bag
    This is a World War II Duffle bag used by soldiers. This duffle bag was used by Emory A. Schroeder of Henderson County, Illinois. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum in Raritan, Illinois.

  43. Edison Home Phonograph 2
    This shows the 1898 Edison home phonograph player with the horn laying to the side, the cylinders are listed under ""phonocylinders"". Size: 17.5 xx 7.75 in.Located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  44. EdisonHome Phonograph
    This 1898 Edison home phonograph player with one cylinder. The horn is 28 in. long and 21 in. at the widest. Located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  45. Foot Locker
    This is a World War II inside of a foot locker used by Davis Shaner of Henderson County, Illinois during his tour of duty. It is located in Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  46. Foot Locker 2
    This is a World War II Army foot locker used by Davis Shaner while he was in the Army during World War II. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  47. Foot Locker 3
    This is the inside of a World War II foot locker showing items that Davis Shaner of Henderson County, Illinois kept with him and used. It is located in Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  48. Fort Pence Artifacts
    This collection of artifacts was found on the Fort Pence ground. They are located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

  49. Fort Pence Painting
    This is a painting of Ft. Pence located north of Oquawka, Illinois. In 1830 Judge John Pence built a fort on this site to protect the settlers in the area from Chief Black Hawk.

  50. Fort Pence Sign
    This describes Fort Pence built in 1830 just north of Oquawka, Illinois. The Fort was built on Judge John Pence's farm to shelter settlers from the Indians led by Chief Black Hawk.

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