Monthly Archives: May 2012

Farewell Party

Today we said farewell to longtime museum employee Jackie Gartner. After 20 years of snipping newspaper articles, she is hanging up her scissors. Thanks Jackie for all your hard work!   Advertisements

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B is for Baby Carriage

Pope County Museum A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week, I will highlight an item or items from our Museum collection. This week’s item is a wicker baby carriage for twins. This baby buggy was used for … Continue reading

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A is for Archives

Pope County Museum A-Z is back by popular demand! This time I will focus on the museum as a whole rather than the Helbing Collection. As collection manager, I work primarily with the three dimensional objects in the collection – … Continue reading

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Fine Art Sale at Museum This Week

May is National Museum Month. It is a great time to visit your local historical museum. This week, the Pope County Museum will be offering free admission in conjunction with their fine art sale. Stop in and bid on paintings, … Continue reading

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School Tour Time

Today was our first school tour of the spring. We welcomed the 2nd graders from Voyager Elementary. They were a very fun group and asked great questions. They split the tour between the Pope County Museum and the State Fish … Continue reading

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