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Check out the new promotional video about the Dr. William Fithian Home

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The Auschwitz Experience in the art of prisoners

March 6 through March 31, 2022 This exhibit is comprised of 24 panels depicting the artwork of twelve survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp. The 24-panel exhibit showcases 60 pieces that depict the experiences the survivors had during the Holocaust. This showing is the US premiere of the exhibit. The...

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Lamon House Open Sunday, October 3, 2021

If you have not visited the Lamon House this season, Sunday, October 3, 2021 from 1:30 to 4:00 PM, will be the last Sunday available to view the home this year. Come visit with Melissa Lamon as she reveals all the history of the house and the Lamon family. There...

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Lincoln Commemorative Open House

Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 1:30 to 4:30 PM To commemorate Lincoln’s speech from the balcony of the Fithian Home during his 1858 run for a US Senate seat against Stephen Douglas, the Society is having a special Open House on Sunday, September 26th, from 1:30 to 4:00 PM. There...

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38th Midwest Heritage Quilt Show

Don’t miss the upcoming 38th Midwest Heritage Quilt Show! This year it will be held from July 1 to July 31 at the Vermilion County Museum at 116 N. Gilbert Street in Danville. Call 217-442-2922 for more information. Media Sponsor for the event: Commercial-NewsRibbons donated by E & B Gifts...

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New Website!

The Vermilion County Museum Society is pleased to introduce our new website! This new site will enable us to better communicate with our visitors, members, and those who wish to seek out information about our wonderful county and city. We hope you will consider becoming a member, and support our...

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