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July 7, 2016 - garden totes
The object had frequency set on a noted Celebration of Authors on Saturday, Jul 2, though a formulation cabinet of a Cambria Historical Society had already begun crafting a subsequent vital benefit, a Harvest Festival events in October. Stay tuned to this monthly mainstay for sparkling news of what’s coming, and check out a website.
There is no jealous a loyalty and appetite of a volunteers, as good as a joining of those members and a village who support a society’s goal and programs. That support indispensably extends to a financial operation of a museum and a new squeeze of a adjacent Maggetti House, so greatfully accept a frank interjection for all your participation, whatever form it takes.
Board members demeanour brazen to a day when a expanding needs for storing repository and materials in a tranquil sourroundings can be met in a circuitously blue house, a bureau can also be changed there, and a bedroom in a strange 1870s residence can be set adult for display.
Now is a time to take a good, tough demeanour during how this will be accomplished, and a answer seems to be by large contributions and grants. The many evident need is for a chairman who will dedicate a time to investigate extend opportunities and write adult a focus with a partnership of a house member. This would not be a proffer position; it would engage a satisfactory elect to a applicant. If we are interested, greatfully hit President John Ehlers immediately during 805-927-3065.
Speaking of archives, we recently have accessed a files doing research, and conclude those who set adult a complement and others who have donated photos and artifacts. In your possess experience, we might have beheld that many of your family equipment are undated and but names. We gifted a same problem, so now is a time to safeguard that those who caring about a bequest of a past can best safety those memories for a future; record a names and dates and occasions, and store them in archival containers. Designate them to someone who cares, so they are not trashed by someone who does not.
According to historian Dawn Dunlap, Louise Squibb, widow of Paul Squibb, would have separated his collection or donated it to a Cambria Historical Society, that did not even exist about 1991. Neighbors Ken Cooper and Wilfred Lyons literally combined a multitude during that time, so saving a profitable memorabilia. Wilfred continued collecting internal history.
There is an augmenting seductiveness in researching one’s possess heritage, and it is value a investment to arrange for elementary DNA contrast by a National Geographic Genome Project and Ancestry.com. Don’t demur — we might learn that your next-door neighbor is indeed your fifth-generation cousin!
Researcher Melody Coe has been useful to CHS, and for a reasonable price she might be means to support we looking adult records. Call her during 805-927-7704. You might have a story to tell and don’t know where to start or how to classify and record your anecdotes. Ted Moreno is accessible to support we with that. Reach him during 805-927-8744.
Join or volunteer
Lastly, uncover that we caring about your community. Join a Cambria Historical Society, proffer for training as a museum docent with Penny Church during 805-927-1442, or pointer adult to assistance in a heirloom garden with Kelly Johnson, 805-927-3612.
Enlist your kids and lift on a tradition of “Squibbing,” named for a integrate who picked adult rabble as they strolled about town. There are giveaway board receptacle bags and disposable gloves accessible during a museum store.
While there, be certain to batch adult on a new souvenirs to commemorate Cambria’s sesquicentennial, 150 years of fascinating history!
Consuelo Macedo’s mainstay on a Cambria Historical Society and a town’s story appears a initial Thursday of any month and is special to The Cambrian.