The city museum, tucked into the west wing of the
The grant was tied in part to the operation of the Charnley-Norwood House, an architectural gem in
The new exhibit, "Inns of Eden," charts the now-gone hotels in the city during the heyday of the local medicinal springs -- 1890 to 1905. Magee and curator
Charnley-Norwood House's famous architect,
The Inns exhibit chronicles the same era.
Magee said because the museum is more solidly established, leaders are calling upon residents to open their closets and donate or loan their historical treasures. The rally call: "This is your history."
The Inns exhibit opened Thursday and will be up for six months.
"This is a big move forward for us. And it's time," Magee said.
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