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Let’s celebrate Women’s History Month!

Friday, March 13th, 2015


  In honor of Women’s History Month, we continued with our 2015 Lecture Series by welcoming Denise Reichard, portraying one of the founders of the Women’s Rights Movement, for a special presentation of “Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Remarkable Suffragette”.  Stanton was instrumental in the writing of the “Declaration of Sentiments,” at the Seneca Falls Convention in July 1848 as… Read more »

Nostalgia: A 19th Century Mental Disorder?

Thursday, February 26th, 2015


  Contributed by Rachel Ravago, Guest Services Coordinator.   At one time or another, most of us have longed for the good old days. Today we consider these feelings to be pleasantly nostalgic in nature, but did you know that 150 years ago nostalgia was actually treated as a mental disorder among soldiers of war?… Read more »

Oh, the wonders of exhibit track lighting…

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

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  As some of you might know, we installed one of our newest exhibits, Body Beautiful, in April 2013. The exhibit explores how society’s changing views on beauty have influenced women from the mid-nineteenth century until today, examining topics such as fashion, fitness, hair care, and cosmetics all the way up to more recent beauty… Read more »

The Neumann Chapel

Friday, December 19th, 2014


While Museum staff and Trustees have known there are inconsistencies between our Neumann Log Chapel and the original structure that existed in North Bush, it has become necessary to finally come to a decision about the future of this structure. Because of concerns regarding the structural safety of the chapel as well as its general… Read more »

Strategic Plan Survey

Monday, December 15th, 2014


Your feedback is important to us! As we begin a new strategic planning process, we need your input! Please take a moment and use the link below to take a short survey. Thank you for taking this time to share your thoughts with us. As part of our Strategic Planning process we are gathering information… Read more »

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