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News and updates about Museum happenings.

Centralia Historical Society Update – March 2017

by Tim Motley

Centralia Historical Society docents met Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 at the Museum to complete plans for the year. Sunday, May 7th, 2017 is our opening day and we will be open from 2-4 p.m. “Light the Way’ was chosen as the 2017 theme which will feature Family and Generation photos, along with your pet pictures. […]

Museum Update – April 20, 2016

by Tim Motley

Centralia Historical Society met Tuesday night, April 19th at the Centralia Museum. Marjorie Motley welcomed members to the 42nd Annual meeting. Carolyn Dawson, President of the Board conducted the business session. Dawson thanked three retiring Board members, Amy Hopkins, Kelly Dickerson and Marilyn Dick for their service.  Three new board members, Jim Lee, Linda Benoit […]

New Museum Acquisition!

by Tim Motley

A newly acquired (one of a kind) acquisition will be displayed in basement. The Chance line pole collection has been hung with new additions for viewing.

Christmas Decor

by Tim Motley

CHRISTMAS: Peace on Earth- Holiday Happiness – Share the Spirit! The Christmas theme will be “Tis the Season” with Open House dates to be announced for December. Showcases filled with: pictures of inventor, graduates, vets, etc. favorite collection relating to Centralia needlework, various & related Christmas – Volunteers needed to decorate

Fall Decor

by Tim Motley

September 27, 2015 – November 1, 2015: Timeless Treasures – Prized Possessions We will showcase Election, Presidential and Patriotic memorabilia. Showcases filled with: pictures of inventor, graduates, vets, etc. favorite collection relating to Centralia needlework, various & related

Summer Decor

by Tim Motley

July, August & September: Business and Building – Popular Places –then & now Showcases filled with: pictures of inventor, graduates, vets, etc. favorite collection relating to Centralia needlework, various & related

Spring Decor

by Tim Motley

April, May & June: Celebrating our Citizens – Young or Experienced Showcases filled with: pictures of inventor, graduates, vets, etc. favorite collection relating to Centralia needlework, various & related

Museum Theme for 2016

by Tim Motley

The theme for the Centralia Historical Society museum for 2016 has been determined.  The theme is: “Show Up and Be Seen in 2016!”

Updated Directions Page

by Tim Motley

I have updated the directions with a separate tab for the directions from each of the three main locations visitors would be coming from.  I also fixed a typo in the directions from Mexico (although the embedded map was pretty clear). http://centraliamomuseum.org/directions/