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News and updates about Museum happenings.

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/

Website Updated – 11-23-2014

by Tim Motley

I have updated the website in both look and organization.  Every section of the website is it’s own separate page except for the news.  The News section will be updated regularly with the happenings at the museum and gardens. The new theme is more organized than the previous.  It will eventually have buttons to showcase […]

Christmas Open House

by Tim Motley

Looking Back to Yesterday – With Great Expectations December 6, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. December 7, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. December 11, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Updated Theme

by Tim Motley

I’ve updated to a new theme once again.  I was having trouble editing the previous template.  The current one is much more user friendly on the back end.  I think it is pleasing to the eye as well. In addition to a new theme, I’ll be working to simplify menus and widgets to make content […]

Gardens are Blooming!

by Tim Motley

I walked up to the Museum with camera in hand to capture some of the amazing floral beauty available in the Rose Garden and Chance Gardens.  While visiting the Gardens, I ended up getting mesmerized by not only the flowers that were blooming but also the bees taking advantage of those flowers. I took some […]

2014 Annual Meeting – April 15th

by Tim Motley

The annual meeting of Centralia Historical Society was held April 15th, 2014 at the Museum at 7 p.m. with Dorothy Thompson giving the invocation. Marjorie Motley, Director of Museum, introduced Jack Chance who profiled the Centralia Battlefield.  A PowerPoint presentation was shown with Chris Edwards telling about the upcoming reenactment of the Battle to be […]

Updated Theme

by Tim Motley

The theme for the website was updated to a newer look that should display nicely on most any device.  It is ‘responsive’ so it should resize things to fit whatever device you are viewing it on.