• Matt Parbs

The Lambs threw Clinton’s best parties. In stark contrast, if William Young, Lamb’s main Clinton sawmill competitor, heard that one of his emp…

  • By Carrie Eilderts Special to the Herald

Clinton was famous for its sawmills during the late 19th century, but the lumber yards that accompanied the sawmills posed a very real threat …

  • By Matt Parbs

“Are you men of sense or dogs, or what are you? I’m nothing but a poor raftsman. If you are men, you will surely do something for this.”

  • By Matt Parbs

One of the common questions we get, and yet hardest questions to answer, is about the particular details about Clinton’s lumber industry like …

  • By Matt Parbs

When you think of Clinton’s lumber history, the phrase lumber capital probably quickly follows. But is this an accurate pairing? In short, Cli…

  • By Matt Parbs

Historically, everyone viewed log rafts with the same amazement as we do today. Like with the daily travel report of its citizens, the local 1…

  • By Carrie Eilderts Special to the Herald

With the arrival of summer, more and more bicycles can be seen out and about in Clinton. While styles and technologies have changed, very simi…

  • By Matt Parbs

Recently, a guest placed a pin in the state of Mississippi on visitor’s map. The museum now has an official record of a guest from all 50 states.

  • By Matt Parbs

Over the past few months, we’ve compiled from the 1880 census a master list of every worker in the lumber industry. To start building a collec…

  • By Matt Parbs

Tumbling down from Clinton’s sawdust piles sprung up a few of the traveling circus’s best acrobats. Sawdust towns in the Midwest, according to…