Upcoming Exhibit Category: Featured Collection Objects

Archaeology Lab


The museum archaeology laboratory is an area designated for cleaning, cataloguing, and storage of excavated artifacts. The lab space is designed to resemble the office of an early 20th century archaeologist.

Boonsboro Pottery


A collection of salt-glazed stoneware pottery made by Cane Hill potter J.D. Wilbur and his associates is featured in this exhibit.

Life in Early Cane Hill


The exhibit contains collection objects typical of basic items which would have been brought along by early settlers or fashioned by them from locally available materials. Most of the furniture in this exhibit was made by one of the earliest settlers, John Ranken Pyeatt.

Battle of Cane Hill


The battle fought on November 28, 1862 is chronicled in graphic panels which include maps of troop movements that day. Examples of weaponry usedin the battle along with a variety of artifacts recovered from the battlefield are included in the exhibition. Short biographies of eight soldiers from Cane Hill are featured.

Flavors of Cane Hill


An exhibit featuring objects typical of a turn of the century Ozark kitchen.What things have changed? What things have remained constant?