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Help Us Restore Harmon Museum’s Front Steps


November 27, 2018 | A Global Giving Movement

Harmon Museum’s front steps are falling apart and no longer safe for man or beast.  Our staff has decided to launch a #GivingTuesday campaign to raise the funds needed for repairs through donations from the public. The Warren County Historical Society which owns and operates Harmon Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, privately funded by donations, admissions, and fundraising activities.  We receive less than 5% of our annual budget in government support.  If you would like to help please click on the donate button at the top of this page.  We also accept checks in the mail and cash at the museum.

The front steps of Harmon Museum are not just a way into the museum.  The building is set high above the street making those steps a great vantage point for viewing parades and other happenings in downtown Lebanon.  When John McCain and Sarah Palin visited Lebanon during the 2008 Presidential Campaign, Senator McCain walked down Broadway to Harmon Museum to shake hands with 50 or so people who were watching the event from Harmon Museum’s steps.  On the first Saturday in December the steps are packed with folks watching the horse drawn carriages turn from Broadway onto Main Street during Lebanon’s annual Christmas Festival.  Other times you see high school seniors, family groups or even brides having their picture taken on the steps. 

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