Author Archives: Ann

New Construction

Once the snow was removed from the slab…construction got underway. Yesterday the first load of lumber arrived and they installed the sill plate. Today, we have walls. Advertisements

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Out with the old, in with the new

The “log building” is no more.  We have had several people ask why we had to tear it down, so I thought I’d give a little history. In the fall of 1983, the 40′ x 80′ Norway Pine log building … Continue reading

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Winter Olympics

Every 4 years, our local elementary holds their own Winter Olympics. The students are assigned different nations and compete in modified events over a few weeks. Today was the opening ceremony. Two students were chosen from each “nation” to carry … Continue reading

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“Found in Collection”

“Found in Collection” (FIC) is a common museum term. It is exactly what it sounds like – an item found in the collection with no proper documentation. Museums large and small deal with FIC objects. As of today, the Pope … Continue reading

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Log Building Emptying

Our dream of building a new Agricultural Building is getting closer. The current structure is unstable and has not been open to the public for many years. It needs to be replaced. Our current board is taking steps to make … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Paring Down the Collection

Musings by Ann Grandy – Collection Manager I am feeling somewhat philosophical these days. I recently had a visitor ask me if I was in charge of the museum. My first answer was that Merlin is the executive director, but … Continue reading

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THANK YOU

Thank you to everyone who made our Open House and Silent Auction a success! We had a HUGE turnout on Saturday and all week long. This was our most successful auction yet – raising $8,000! We appreciate everyone who donated, … Continue reading

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