hearse

Part of Kibbe Museum Collection
12:08 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Carthage Puts Hearse on Block

Kibbe Museum

The hearse was part of a collection the city's Kibbe Museum acquired last year  It was originally displayed at the Museum of Funeral Customs in Springfield. That museum closed for good in 2009.

The late 1960s Cadillac model was recently damaged when a volunteer backed it into a pole.

Mayor Jim Nightingale says the hearse was in storage. It was being moved to get access to a horse-drawn hearse when a volunteer backed it into a pole.
 

Read more