Museum reopens for 2008-09
After being closed in September for its annual cleaning and repair, the Guy B. Woodward Museum at 645 is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.
The museum, operated by the Ramona Pioneer Historical Society, features the 1886 Verlaque House, a blacksmith shop, post office, bunk house, vintage schoolhouse, and an exhibit honoring Ramona’s world famous cowboy, the late Casey Tibbs.
“Tools, tools, tools, vintage tools!” Mischa Dobrotin will bring a number of his vintage tools to the Oct. 21 potluck dinner meeting of the Ramona Pioneer Historical Society at 6:30 p.m. in the Barnett Barn on the museum grounds. The public is invited.
Dobrotin will talk about his tools and selected antique tools from the museum’s extensive collection. Those attending are encouraged to bring their own vintage tools and Dobrotin will attempt to identify their age and usage. Those attending should bring a main dish, salad, or desert to serve eight.
Historical society officers are Judy Nachazel, president; Mischa Dobrotin, vice president; Doug Stubbs, secretary; Alice Funk, treasurer; Charlotte Hunsberger, finances; George Smith, membership; Bert Byrne, publicity; Adele Terrell, historian; Myra Arrendale, hospitality; Ken Woodward, museum director; Ann Mundt, curator; and Tina Smith, assistant curator.
The advisory board includes: Richard Carrico, professor archeology/anthropology; Charles LeMenager, historian and author; John Rajcic, Ph.D., marketing consultant; Jeremiah Reed, attorney; and Dan Vengler, owner, Daniel’s Liquor and Deli and Daniel’s West.
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