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Summer Fun in the Water

The seasonal display for July through August will be “Summer Fun in the Water.” Included in the display will be: a wide assortment of fishing rods, reels, lures, and other tackle displays of beach...

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The Wood Building – Historic Site Dedication

Boone County Historical Society May 6, 2012, 2:00 p.m. 110 North Allen St., Centralia, Missouri Centralia Dedication Program: Welcome and opening remarks – Ray Beck, President of the Boone County Historical Society, and Jenifer...

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Spring Into Healthy Living

The seasonal display for April, May, and June 2012 will be “Spring Into Healthy Living.”  Included in the display will be antique medical devices, books, photos, buildings, etc.  Doctors and pharmacists from Centralia’s past...

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AB’s Room

This room is where AB Chance did his dreaming and inventing.  It shows a disciplined organization with cabinets and drawers numbered, giving location in alphabetical order.  Bins can be removed and taken to work...

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Centennial Women Photo (1957)

Here is a photo of a group of women from Centralia’s 1957 Centennial celebration.  Does anyone know any of these women?  Does anyone know who or what group they were affiliated with?

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Vintage Kitchen

(Originally garage) used as living quarters for managers when Museum was guest house before 1974.  Items in kitchen (used to reflect early 1900′s) include wood stove, ice box, hand pump, oil lamps cupboards, and...

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Farmer’s Tools

This room includes farm tools from the mid 1800′s, such as carpenters tool box, barb wire samples, grain cradle and ice saw.  Also included: a camera collection on shelving along with Railroad items from...

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Rose Garden

A 1995 addition, the Rose Garden, sits adjacent to the Museum.  Its design compliments the architecture of the 1904 Queen Anne Victorian style house.  From May to November the Rose Garden is ablaze with...