• Letter, registered

    This is a receipt for a registered letter dated April 24, 1873. This receipt is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

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  • Dr. William Cavins, Medical Books

    This is Dr. William Cavins, doctor in the Raritan, Illinois area. The cabinet holds some of his medical books and a picture of Dr. Cavins. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Sociey Museu…

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  • Pulpit Bible

    The Pulpit Bible seen here is from the Esther Marshall Family with the family history inside. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois. Size: 10 in. w x 12 in…

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  • Cardboard Bucket

    This is a cardboard bucket. It had been created to make it sturdy. This bucket is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

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  • Horse Hide Chest 2

    This shows a horse hide chest under a rope tied bed with straw tick, tied homemade quilt, and a foot warmer on top. Located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

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  • Foot Locker 2

    This is a World War II Army foot locker used by Davis Shaner while he was in the Army during World War II. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

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  • Wheel chair

    Wheel chair used circa 1900.

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  • Altar Chair

    This is a chair used on the altar at the Raritan Reform Church in Raritan, Illinois. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Musuem, Raritan, Illinois.

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  • Shoe repair

    These are the forms for early shoe repair. These items are located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

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  • Butchering Kettle

    This shows a kettle used for butchering animals. The water was heated to scald the animals after killed and also used later to cook the lard after butchering. This is located in the Henderson County H…

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  • Sonora phonograph

    This is a 1909 Sonora phonograph that was placed in the parlor of homes. Located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

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  • Roaster, cast iron

    This shows a cast iron roaster that was used on a wood burning stove in the early 1900's. The bottom has the inscription Deep Fish Fryer 30-60. Located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museu…

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  • Air Force jacket

    This is an Air Force uniform warn during the Korean Conflict by Staff Sargeant Jack LaFayette, Sr. It is located in the Henderson County Historical Society Musuem, Raritan, Illinois.

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  • Globe With Sun

    The world globe with orbiting sun found in a one room school house. This one was from the Smithshire School in Henderson County, Illinois.

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  • Foot Locker 3

    This is the inside of a World War II foot locker showing items that Davis Shaner of Henderson County, Illinois kept with him and used. It is located in Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Rari…

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  • Jack's Mill Wheel

    This is the wheel used for pumping water into the stream so Jack's Mill could work. The Mill was built in 1832 near Oquawka, Illinois. The wheel is located in the Henderson County Historical Society M…

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  • Tea

    These are a general stores shelves ca. 1900. Some items are Twining's China Black Tea Tin, blended by R. Twining & Co. LTD, London, England and Prince of Wales Tea, Lapsang Souchong Tea, Earl Grey Tea…

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  • Quilt, weathervane

    This weathervane pattern baby quilt came by covered wagon in the 1830's. It is used in this Rug Cutter spindle baby bed. Size: 22 x 40 in.Located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Rar…

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  • Small Dresser

    This is a small dresser -size: 29.5 x 29 inches with a water pitcher and bowl and beveled mirror.

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  • Pulpit chairs

    This shows three altar chairs used in the Raritan Reform Church. They are located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.

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