Archive | November, 2011

December 15 Christmas Potluck with Genealogical Society

The Historical Society of Hopkins County will hold its annual Christmas Potluck jointly with the Hopkins County Genealogical Society
on Thursday December 15, 2011 at the US Bank building meeting room. Please contact either society to make reservations and volunteer
to bring specific food items. 2012 Officers for both groups will be installed and there will be a special program in addition to the fine food and

November 10 Book-Signing for “Postcard History Series: Hopkins County”

Book-Signing for “Postcard History Series:  Hopkins County”


The Historical Society of Hopkins County will host a Book-Signing on Thursday, November 10 from 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. for the new book Postcard History Series:  Hopkins County compiled by Lisa D. Piper and the Historical Society of Hopkins County and published by Arcadia Publishing.  The book will be available for $21.99 and consists of decades-old photos of the fantastic history of Hopkins County including Dawson Springs, Earlington, Hanson,Madisonville, Nebo, Mortons Gap and St. Charles.  Showcased are glimpses of the coal mining industry, downtown memories, institutions, and leisure activities.  Lisa Piper will be available to autograph each book.

In addition, Historical Society members will be available to interested patrons who would like to have a tour of the Historical Society Museum and Log Cabin and get a chance to see the 1911 Buick.  Make plans now to attend – November 10 1-3 p.m. or 5-7 p.m. for the Postcard History Series:  Hopkins County Book-Signing at 107 Union Street-Madisonville, KY.  For more information, call 270-821-3986 from 12-4 p.m