Way Back Wednesdays

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9-Old Small Craft Bldg

Construction of our old Small Craft Building.  About 11 years ago it was replaced with a newer, more efficient building where a good amount of our small craft is now displayed.

This image shows men in our ship model shop repairing a group of our figureheads on January 23, 1940.  Many of our figureheads came to the museum in rough shape and so needed a bit of work to make sure that they were stable enough to be displayed.  As our old photos show, we used to have a large number of them on the wall of our Great Hall.   Read more

Way Back Wednesdays

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School children with their bus May 1935

Time for the November Way Back Wednesdays photos!  Enjoy!

Above you can see school children on a trip to the museum posing in front of their bus in May of 1935.  I absolutely love old vehicles, and this bus is no exception.   Read more