Union County Museum

The Union County Museum in downtown Cobden plans to host a book signing Saturday, June 23. Local author Mike Estel plans to sign copies of his latest book from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 117 S. Appleknocker. Estel, of Anna, will be signing copies of his 13th book, which is titled “...
The Union County Museum in Cobden has reopened for 2018. The museum opened last Saturday. The museum is operated by the Union County Historical and Genealogy Society. The museum is featuring an exhibit which celebrates Union County’s bicentennial, which is being commemorated in 2018. The State of...
The 2017 Cobden Peach Festival queen candidates were joined by the reigning queen for a group photo. From left are 2017 candidates Alejandra Lopez, Jericha Carter, Grace Pitts, Olivia Gordon, Janna Harner, Brooklyn Miller, Kaitlin McWhorter, and reigning queen Karlyn Furry. The pageant is set Friday and Saturday nights at the festival, with a coronation on Saturday. Photo by Tiffiny Dillow for The Gazette-Democrat.
An annual celebration of the local peach harvest is coming up in Union County. The 2017 Cobden Peach Festival is planned Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4-5. Most of the Peach Festival events take place at the Cobden Community Park in Cobden. The Peach Festival is presented by the Cobden Lions Club, with...
The Union County Museum in Cobden plans to have extended hours during the Cobden Peach Festival. The museum is scheduled to be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4-5 – those are dates of the Peach Festival. The museum is located along South Appleknocker Street in downtown...
This killdeer was quite content to have its picture taken. Yours truly spotted the feathered critter one morning recently near Cobden. I'm guessing that by its behavior, the killdeer may have had a nest nearby.
This week...a few random observations, thoughts and meanderings... ...all of you folks who have started mowing your lawns just need to stop doing that...RIGHT NOW...you are making the rest of us look bad... ...perhaps you heard about this one...seems that regular folks will have an opportunity to...
The Union County Museum in Cobden plans to reopen at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, after being closed for the winter.   The museum plans to present an exhibit about World War I.   This year marks the 100th anniversary of when the United States’ entered the “war to end all wars.”   The exhibit will...

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