Every few months, the Library gets a call from a homeowner who is in the middle of a remodeling project. It usually goes like this: “I was tearing out my kitchen/bathroom/den and I found a page/section of… 449 more words
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On September 9, the Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington, D.C., held their monthly meeting at the Historical Society’s headquarters. Members of the organization, which will celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2015, are licensed tour guides who complete a professional development program consisting of guiding skills; technique training; a written test; and practical assessment, which addresses history, government, and logistical knowledge. 513 more words
Your Spring-Summer favorites are taking their final bow! Beginning September 9 they’re only available on a get-‘em-while-they-last basis. So, stock up before all the tropical flavors of summer are gone. 15 more words
Many of the items in our stores have an interesting history and individual stories to tell.
Whilst looking through the collections at the Somerset Heritage Centre our Documentation Officer, Bethan Murray, came across a box of textile samples labelled the Quantock Weavers. 341 more words