May is Historic Preservation Month





May is Historic Preservation Month: Celebrate at Körner’s Folly Körner’s Folly is a must see destination this spring. Over the past couple of months, the Körner’s Folly Foundation has been busy with spring cleaning and ramping up for the next stage of interior restoration. Our tours are the perfect family friendly outing, and a great experience […]

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Cupid’s Park Theatre Restored in Honor of 120th Anniversary





2017 is bringing an exciting new restoration project to Historic Körner’s Folly located at 413 South Main Street. In honor of the 120th anniversary of Cupid’s Park Theatre, a local donor has generously given funds to have the theater restored. Work began in early January and was completed February 17, 2017. This restoration project is particularly […]

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Pardon our Mess! What Goes Up Must Come Down…





At the end of the holiday season, what goes up, must come down. From January 2 – 16, 2017 we have scores of wonderful volunteers taking down all of the Christmas decorations. We highly recommend planning your January tour on or after Wednesday, January 18, 2017** as the house will be in disarray while we […]

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Interior Restoration Continues!





Main Kitchen Restoration Complete, Sitting Room Up Next The Körner’s Folly Foundation hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 19, 2016, to celebrate the completion of the recently restored Main Kitchen at the Körner’s Folly Historic House Museum. The Main Kitchen was used as the primary food preparation area, containing an ice box and pie safe, […]

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Interior Restoration Continues at Körner’s Folly





Historic Körner’s Folly, 413 South Main Street, is pleased to announce the continuation of Operation Restoration, a long term project with the goal of restoring and preserving the Victorian house museum. Jule Körner died in 1924, and his wife died in 1934.  After that, Körner’s Folly was never again lived in as a full-time family […]

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Operation Restoration Moves Inside





As summer approaches, the Körner’s Folly team is thrilled to announce that our inaugural interior restoration projects, the Rose and Blue Bedrooms, are nearing completion and may once again be viewed during public tours! The Rose Room’s walls are back to the color Jule painted them for his daughter Dore in 1905, and furniture has […]

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Inaugural Interior Restoration: the Rose Room





Historic Körner’s Folly has undergone major exterior restorative work over the last 2 years.  And now, the work is moving inside.  The Rose Room, Jule Körner’s daughter Doré’s bedroom, is the first to undergo serious interior restoration work.  The Körner’s Folly Foundation hopes to bring the room back to its 1905 condition, when Jule renovated […]

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