Tag Archives: historical society

Little Falls Museum Hosting Historical Reenactment of the Fur Trade

LITTLE FALLS — You can learn more about life in Minnesota during the fur trade era at an event hosted by the Morrison County Historical Society this weekend. Historical reconstitution Joel Brown will present “Bonga: A Fur Trade Family Saga” at the Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum in Little Falls. …

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US museum donors among Biden appointees to arts committee – ARTnews.com

Museum donors and private business owners with ties to the cultural sector across the country are among 14 people nominated by Joe Biden to serve on the President’s Advisory Committee on the Arts (PACA), a council formed in 1958 which gives advice on programming the Kennedy. Center in Washington, D.C. …

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Bomb Squad defuses Civil War artillery shell found at Natick History Museum

the Natick Historical Society has discovered all sorts of treasures as he prepares for the eventual reopening of his museum in the basement of the Bacon Free Library. The discovery at the end of last week of a Civil War artillery shell in his collection required special attention. The Bomb …

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Buffalo History Museum Schedules EC200 Coin Swap Days

Tue March 1, 2022 2:20 p.m. In conjunction with the Erie County Bicentennial Committee (EC200), the Buffalo Museum of History will be hosting EC200 Coin Swapping Days from March 2 through April 2. The pieces feature the EC200 logo on one side and Old County Hall on the other, inspired …

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A retired chemist’s art quilt displayed at the Indiana State Museum

KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — Dr. Keith Woods likes to create things. On the wall of his studio, more than 20 plaques shine with a certification that the United States patent office recognizes the originality of the chemicals he synthesized to fight cancer. However, there will be no more plates to …

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Mysteries of History at the Museum, “Many Thanks to the City of Hiawatha” | Opinion

As many of you know, I’m usually on a mission to find out all things history. I hope you don’t mind me digressing because I feel a few accolades are in order this week. The Brown County Historical Society owes a huge thank you to Mayor Collins and the Hiawatha …

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Visit these 4 new museum exhibits in Oregon

Whether you have a weekend off or are skipping school with your high school friends, a visit to the museum is a great way to spend a lazy afternoon. Art, history, aviation, mental health: Oregon has museums for just about everything. But if you’re looking for an entertaining education in …

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Super Museum Sunday February 6 celebrates the founding of Georgia in 1733

The Georgia History Festival is the Georgia Historical Society’s flagship K-12 educational program. Georgia Day marks the landing of General James Edward Oglethorpe and the first English settlers in Savannah on February 12, 1733. Some of the Super Museum Sunday locations available in the Atlanta metro area include: Cherokee County …

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Faced with the loss of its exhibition space, the North Adams Museum of History and Science will close indefinitely | North Berkshires

NORTH ADAMS – The North Adams Museum of History and Science will store its artifacts and close indefinitely at the end of the month. “As far as a place to go, it will take either a benefactor or a miracle to make it possible,” said Chuck Cahoon, president of the …

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Removal of Theodore Roosevelt statue begins at Natural History Museum

It was past midnight when a crane lowered the towering bronze statue of Theodore Roosevelt, lifting her upper body from the pedestal where she has presided over the American Museum of Natural History since 1940. The rest of the sculpture, now surrounded of scaffolding, is expected to fall apart all …

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John White Lecture Series Returns to the History Museum

For 19 years, the Northwest Montana Historical Society’s John White Lecture Series has been a local highlight of the winter season, promising a list of engaging and insightful discussions. This year, the popular series will be available as in-person and digital presentations. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda …

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Virginia History Museum closes so final touches can be made to expansion | news / fairfax

[Sun Gazette Newspapers provides content to, but otherwise is unaffiliated with, InsideNoVa or Rappahannock Media LLC.] The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) in Richmond will soon complete the largest and most transformative renovation in its nearly 200-year history. The museum, operated by the Virginia Historical Society, remained open with …

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Stolen Revolutionary War artifacts returned to Mercer Museum in PA centers

The long stolen and priceless Nicholson bayonet pistol from the American Revolutionary era is finally returning to the Mercer Museum in Doylestown. At the time of its disappearance, the pistol was on display in a display case on the third floor of the South Pine Street Museum. In the 1990s, …

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The Royal BC Museum rushes for a final look at the Old Town before it is dismantled

RBCM will close its third floor on December 31 for a makeover that is expected to take years. Many who visited the museum last week agreed that the exhibits should be presented in an updated context, but disagreed with their dismantling during the long viewing period. In the Old Town …

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New Bedford Art Museum / Works of Art! Honor patrons of the arts

NEW BEDFORD – New Bedford Art Museum / Works of Art! (NBAM) will virtually recognize those who truly have an impact on the arts community with the Patrons of the Arts Award on Friday, December 31. In a region so populated by artists and creators, the Art Museum considers it …

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Knife Sharpening Event at Arlington Heights Historical Museum

Did you discover any dull knives a few weeks ago while making your holiday dinner? Don’t let that happen for your next vacation! Gather these knives, scissors, and tools and take them to a Sharpening by Dave event at the Arlington Heights Historical Museum on the second Sunday of each …

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The Finney County Historical Museum will hold an open house on Saturday

The Finney County Historical Museum will celebrate the return of its annual open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. The come and go gathering will feature seasonal snacks, live music, and the museum’s Christmas exhibit, featuring a mechanical diorama from Santa’s Workshop, dating from around 1950, which …

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The Berea Museum Shop, the Perfect Stopover for Holiday Gifts: Around Town

BEREA, Ohio – Looking for a unique gift near you this holiday season? Look no further than the Berea Historical Society’s Mahler Museum souvenir shop, 118 East Bridge St., where you’ll find Westerwald Pottery soup bowls and coffee mugs, as well as historical books, calendars and gifts. ‘other items with …

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Oregon Museums Hope To Attract Shoppers To ‘Museum Store Sunday’

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Museum stores in the United States are trying to market themselves during a week when so many people are shopping for holiday gifts. The Oregon Historical Society and the Portland Art Museum are no exception. Between Small Business Saturday and Cyber ​​Monday, museums throng in the …

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What to know before you go

New York’s new LGBTQ + museum is slated to open in 2024 and will be the cornerstone of the community’s history and hope for the future. The American LGBTQ + Museum in New York will open in 2024 and will be the first of its kind in the city. Discussions …

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Offer accepted on Aberdeen History Museum location

Aberdeen History Museum focuses on a new home. The city of Aberdeen’s offer for a new location for the museum has been accepted, the city’s museum board said at its meeting earlier this week. “We heard from the owner and they accepted the city’s offer,” said Stacie Barnum, Aberdeen’s director …

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The museum is more than just a tourist attraction

When you think of museums, you might think of the Metropolitan or the Louvre, those great popular tourist attractions known around the world. Important both culturally and historically, museums give us a glimpse of life in another place and time, providing a snapshot of a world far away or threatened …

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