"In Holy Matrimony," the wedding-themed exhibit, features a white satin wedding gown that was worn by a
The dress was donated to the museum by
"She wondered if we would like to have it and when it came we just thought it was beautiful," said
"The purpose of the historical society is to collect the town's history," Ms. Hennessy said. "There was a desire to preserve this history, the family names, and the desire to just keep it going."
Mrs. Moore's name and family history are significant to the small town because her father,
The wedding gown was worn by both of his daughters,
Besides the Gwynn family history, the exhibit consists of a 1920s pump organ and a glass case display of old-fashioned cameras, jewelry and wedding undergarments.
The exhibit opened
The museum is open only during the summer and changes its main exhibit each year.
The building has several artifacts and exhibits of the town's history, such as logging and the town's school.
"We preserve these artifacts for the town and for people to see and share because it's our history," Ms. Hennessy said.
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