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Dubois County Museum Announces Upcoming Exhibitions

Also, seven unique dolls from the private collection of Ida Jo Temple are now on display at the Dubois County Museum to be sold by bids. At the request of her family, the proceeds from the sale of these dolls are to be donated to the Little Pioneer children's room for exhibits and programs.

Jan 5-"The Law in Dubois County", a permanent exhibit of artifacts from the sheriffs and police forces of Jasper, Huntingburg, Ferdinand, and Birdseye, including the FOP car used in parades.

Jan 24 Opening of an exhibit honoring St. Joseph Church at 175 years-a Joint Exhibit of Father Joseph Kundek and Saint Mother Theodore Guerin. Features artifacts from the founding of St. Joseph Catholic Church from Fr. Kundek's time; statues brought over from Germany by Father Kundek, also Mother Guerin's rosary worn at her side and the picture "The Death of St. Joseph" displayed above her bed. This is a temporary exhibit until Sept 30.

Feb 3-Unveiling of the St Anthony/St. Marks Mural. Program at 1:30. A mural of the communities of St. Anthony and St. Marks will join the collection of murals of Dubois County communities painted at the museum.

The museum is open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00-2:00pm, Saturday from 10:00-4:00pm and Sunday 1:00-4:00pm. Closed on Monday. The Dubois County Museum is a local non profit organization committed to the collection, preservation and interpretation of historical artifacts and information important to the citizens of the county. Museum operations are funded by annual memberships, donations and gifts from visitors, area residents and businesses. Admission is free; donations are accepted. The DCM staff consists entirely of volunteers. It is located in Jasper at 2704 N. Newton Street (US231). Call (812) 634-7733. Visit the museum web site athttp://www.duboiscountymuseum.org for more information on future events.

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