Old Union sign finds new home

A historic neon billboard for the Humboldt Union newspaper was rediscovered by accident and will be restored to become part of the new brewery under construction in Humboldt.



September 3, 2021 - 5:09 PM

The “UNION” sign that once hung outside the Humboldt Union newspaper office was recently rediscovered outside the local historical museum. The sign is being restored in Kansas City and will one day hang outside Union Works Brewing Company in Humboldt. Courtesy photo

What’s old is new again.

At least in the case of a historic sign that once hung just off the Humboldt square.

The neon billboard for the Humboldt Union newspaper, which simply said “UNION,” was a fixture of town for decades, but had found its way in recent years to the local historical museum complex.

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