Entitled "Main Street Memories," the exhibit, which opens Saturday, is part of an effort to keep rotating exhibits in the museum, said Director
"One of the things we've been trying to do here at the museum over the past several years is a changing exhibit program to keep things fresh and new for our visitors," he said.
From vintage hair care equipment to photos from a time gone by to a shoe shine stand from the original
"The great thing about this exhibit is we had the opportunity to go back into our collection and pull objects and images that have never been displayed before," he said. "One of the things that's been getting a lot of attention is a permanent machine from a beauty salon that dates to the 1920s. To be able to see the technological changes in how people lived their lives has been interesting for us."
Edwards said he has long wanted to display the shoe shine kit from
"It's one of those pieces that has seen this community's development," Edward said. "It probably sat in that building for 50 or 60 years before it came to us and it's just a fun piece."
He said he hopes the community enjoys the exhibit as much as he loved putting it together.
"This exhibit is designed to let visitors to explore the idea of
Edwards said he hopes some of the iconic items will bring back memories of days gone by.
"We've tried to hearken back to a lot of those great
The exhibit is free with admission to the museum, and will run from
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