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Traveling to a different time

Posted on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 2:32 pm

On Saturday September 14, from noon-4 p.m., the Steamboat Era Museum celebrated Steamboat Era Day with free admission and ice cream treats. A steady stream of visitors toured the museum, many for the first time.  Past visitors to the museum were excited to see the Pilothouse and new exhibits.

Truman, the Museum Mutt greeted visitors and shared in the treats.

The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For further information please visit steamboateramuseum.org or call 438-6888.

Museum Docent Virginia Fleet, introduces visitors to the interactive exhibit about Captain Hansford Bayton, an African America steamboat owner in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.