Museum Received Award!

The Wayne County Museum was voted by the readers of the Kentucky Living Magazine as the 3rd best Tourist Attraction in the state of Kentucky.  Receiving the award for the museum is Mrs. Juanita Coffey who is a long time volunteer and supporter.  She is pictured here with Mrs. Heather French Henry.  We are honored …

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Elizabeth Furr Duncan

It is with regret that we announce the passing of Elizabeth Furr Duncan.  She was born on May 26, 1919 and passed away on October 27, 2015 at the age of 96.  Elizabeth was a long time member of the Wayne County Historical Society and volunteer at the Wayne County Museum.  She was the wife …

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Grace Dawes and the news from Spann Hill

THE NEWS FROM SPANN HILL “A Historical Look At A Wayne County Community” —Harlan Ogle Scattered throughout Wayne County, Kentucky are scores of small communities with names that are derived from family surnames, bodies of water, geographical landmarks, children, churches, schools, and many from unknown origins. Originally these communities were isolated from one another and …

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