Current Exhibits

We rotate our family collections exhibits every 6 months: at the beginning of April and the beginning of October. The beds have been used to display embroidered pillow cases, sleeping bonnets, hand stitched quilts and large US Flags. Body forms display children's, ladies', and menswear that was made and worn by the Pound family in the 1800's. A glass top case has been host to exhibits of: Unusual Textiles, 1800's School Books, Order of the Eastern Star items, WWI memorabilia, and Pound family Christmas ornaments. We also host a variety of traveling exhibits throughout the year. Check our calendar for special exhibit events.

 
 
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1900’s Sailor-Style Dress

This light blue, cotton dress with white piping was machine-sewn by one of the Pound descendants. This style was advertised for use by school girls (ages 14-18), as it was considered to be in good taste and would remain stylish for years to come.


Picture History

On display through 2019. This display from our private collection features cameras spanning from the 1903 Brownie to the 1970's Polaroid. Picture types include daguerrotype, tintype, carte de visite, cabinet cards, and snapshots. See how history has been captured through the 20th century.

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