A book is a dream that  ​​​​                                                          you hold in your hand.
                                                                   -Neil Gaiman

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Thursday 8:30 - 5:00     Friday 8:30 - 5:00     Saturday 9:00 - 2:00

Celebrating 200 Years of
Monroe County History

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Bicentennial Kick-off Celebration​

  1. Step inside, and we'll show you what's in store!
    Step inside, and we'll show you what's in store!
  2. The front door and entrance of the Armory looks fantastic!
    The front door and entrance of the Armory looks fantastic!
  3. 2020 Committee members are getting set up to greet visitors.
    2020 Committee members are getting set up to greet visitors.
  4. The 2020 Committee has things well in hand!
    The 2020 Committee has things well in hand!
  5. 2020 Committee members are getting set up to greet visitors.
    2020 Committee members are getting set up to greet visitors.
  6. 2020 Committee members are getting set up to greet visitors.
    2020 Committee members are getting set up to greet visitors.
  7. Making sure that video, lights, and sound are all good to go.
    Making sure that video, lights, and sound are all good to go.
  8. The 2020 Committee has things well in hand!
    The 2020 Committee has things well in hand!
  9. Making sure that video, lights, and sound are all good to go.
    Making sure that video, lights, and sound are all good to go.
  10. Wi Fi signal: Check
    Wi Fi signal: Check
  11. The 2020 Committee has things well in hand!
    The 2020 Committee has things well in hand!
  12. Making sure that video, lights, and sound are all good to go.
    Making sure that video, lights, and sound are all good to go.
  13. Checking the list to make sure those last details are perfect!
    Checking the list to make sure those last details are perfect!
  14. The Monroe County Quilters have certainly outdone themselves!
    The Monroe County Quilters have certainly outdone themselves!
  15. Seating is in place.
    Seating is in place.
  16. More views of those quilts!
    More views of those quilts!
  17. What's under the tarp?
    What's under the tarp?
  18. If you missed your opportunity to get some of this great Monroe County memorabilia, you can visit the official Bicentennial website at www.monroecounty2020.com to find out where to get your swag!
    If you missed your opportunity to get some of this great Monroe County memorabilia, you can visit the official Bicentennial website at www.monroecounty2020.com to find out where to get your swag!
  19. People starting to arrive for the 2:00 p.m. kick-off. The 2020 Committee members is ready to greet them!
    People starting to arrive for the 2:00 p.m. kick-off. The 2020 Committee members is ready to greet them!
  20. People starting to arrive for the 2:00 p.m. kick-off. The 2020 Committee members is ready to greet them!
    People starting to arrive for the 2:00 p.m. kick-off. The 2020 Committee members is ready to greet them!
  21. It's the little touches that really bring a celebration together!
    It's the little touches that really bring a celebration together!
  22. Another walk-through, just in case!
    Another walk-through, just in case!
  23. Making sure that video, lights, and sound are all good to go.
    Making sure that video, lights, and sound are all good to go.
  24. Delicious Treats: Check!
    Delicious Treats: Check!

Celebrate Your Monroe
County Heritage!

Is your Family a Heritage Family?
Does your Farm or Business qualify for Heritage status?
Is there a Monroe County Veteran you'd like to recognize?

If you believe any of these apply, please click the tabs below to view the qualification checklist as well as print out the form.
All forms are due by June 30, 2020. 
​For questions contact 270-487-8481.  

Click on the Schedule of Events to print out a copy for yourself!​​

Monroe County 2020 Bicentennial Interactive Calendar of Events

Check out the Official  2020 Website!
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