Harlan County Historic Sites & Museums
Historic sites around Harlan County are listed in the Harlan and Franklin County Self-Guided History Tour brochure, available at many area businesses or from Harlan County Tourism, 800-762-5498.
Publicly Funded Museums
The Harlan County Museum includes four historic buildings located north of the park in Orleans. The Museum houses an interesting collection of Native American and poineer artifacts. No entry fee; donations requested.
Privately Owned Museum
The Lighthouse Antique Museum on Berrigan Road in Republican City is a privately owned and operated display of Americana antiques and collectibles from the 1900’s to the 1950’s in a home-like setting. A small entry fee is charged. The museum features many items including 5,000 pieces of depression glass, a beer sign collection, a McCoy pottery collection of over 500 pieces, toys, clothing, antique furnishings, etc. Open 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays or by appointment. Call 308-799-2033.