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Archaeology Lecture Nov. 4

Over the last year, Archaeo-Physics, a team of archaeologists, conducted a survey of known and potential Pope County archaeological sites.  A public presentation of survey findings will be held on Sunday, November 4, 2:00 pm at the Villard United Methodist … Continue reading

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The Shed Update

Finishing touches on the outside of our new building, “The Shed,” continue this week with sidewalks.  John Whittemore’s concrete crew is replacing the ramps to the main building and placing new sidewalks.  The design calls for sidewalks that create outdoor … Continue reading

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St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Services

Evening Prayer Service and Sunday Service at St. Paul’s Church We are blessed this year to host TWO services at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on the museum grounds.  An Evening Prayer Service will be held next Wednesday, August 29 at … Continue reading

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Ag building update

The siding is on. The interior is insulated and the walls are finished. Complete with high shelf and slat wall for displays. Today the big doors were installed. The idea is that we can look out of the “barn” across … Continue reading

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Construction Update

I went to a museum conference for a few days, and this is what the building looked like when I returned to work on Friday morning! By the end of the day Friday, the steel was up on 2 sides! … Continue reading

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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.

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Statistics for Museum Geeks

The recent storage system installation at the Pope County Museum created some interesting statistics. In planning the system, we had to carefully examine the whole museum collection and how it would best fit into the new shelves. Over the years … Continue reading

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