THE WAYNE COUNTY MUSEUM WILLIAM CRENSHAW KENNEDY, JR. MEMORIAL MUSEUM

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WILLIAM CRENSHAW KENNEDY, JR.
     The Museum is named in memory of William Crenshaw Kennedy, Jr., the son of Rosemary Kennedy Shields.  Mr. Kennedy has roots that run deep in the history of Wayne County, Kentucky.  The ancestral chart below will give you some information concerning those roots:
 
lWilliam Crenshaw Kennedy, Jr.
l(Mother) Rosemary Shields Kennedy
l(Grandmother) Louise Marcum
l(Great Grandfather) Ephraim Marcum
l(Great, Great Grandfather) George Kelly Marcum---Wayne County Judge from 1860 to 1862 and in 1867.
(Mildred Dalton, Louise Bell, Carl Bell, and Fred Francis are some relatives of William Crenshaw Kennedy, Jr. who still live in Wayne County)

THE WAYNE COUNTY MUSEUM
THE WILLIAM CRENSHAW KENNEDY, JR.
MEMORIAL MUSEUM
IS A MEMBER OF
THE
KENTUCKY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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HOURS OF OPERATION
 
THE WAYNE COUNTY MUSEUM
IS OPEN
EVERY
TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
10:00 A.M. TILL 4:00 P.M.
OR BY APPOINTMENT
(Call For Appointment)

 

Our Executive Director/Curator and Museum Committee members have pledged themselves to implementation of the following CORE VALUES:

     PEOPLE come first and are treated with dignity and respect.

     RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity, and trust.

     DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected.

    EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong   work ethic.

     EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources.

   COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement  and historical accuracy is embraced.

 

The William Crenshaw Kennedy, Jr. Memorial Museum is an arm of the Wayne County Historical Society, Inc.  The Society appoints ten individuals to serve as a Museum Committee and the committee is "responsible for the physical development and future fiscal management of the museum" and is "to meet the long-term needs and operation of the museum."

 

MEMBERS OF
THE MUSEUM COMMITTEE
David Piercy--Chairman
Juanita Coffey--Secretary
Barbara Turpin--Treasurer
Elizabeth Duncan
Bob Vickery
Riley McGinnis
Charles Peters
Mary Eads
Marilyn Drake
Phillip Kinnett

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OUR MISSION

The identification, preservation, interpretation and promotion of Wayne County's history is socially, culturally, and economically valuable. The lessons of history provide direction to the future and contribute to quality of life, scholarship, and a better appreciation of society and culture.

The William Crenshaw Kennedy, Jr. Memorial Museum will identify, preserve, interpret, and promote the heritage of Monticello and Wayne County and its people.

We will seek to inspire and serve people by connecting the past with the future.

 

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William Crenshaw Kennedy, Jr. Memorial Museum
75 North Main Street
PO Box 67
Monticello, Kentucky  42633
Phone: 606-340-2300