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Due to current state mandates all persons ages 11 and older are required to wear masks in all public buildings, limited capacity (there maybe some time on a wait list) and social distancing between family groups. Upcoming events…please check back often for more detailed updates! NOTE: Calendar subject to change. Please check again prior to […]
FROM THE EDUCATION DESK Autumn is my favorite time of the year! I love the turning of the leaves and all of the different colors that come with that happening! September comes from the old Roman word “septem” meaning “seven”. In the Roman calendar it was the seventh month. A lot has happened in this […]
FROM THE EDUCATION DESK December Trivia: December was originally the 10th month in the Roman calendar. The Roman calendar was based on a 304 day year. In December of 1790 the US Congress moved from New York to Philadelphia and on December of 1877 Thomas Edison demonstrated the first sound recording. He recited “Mary had […]
FROM THE EDUCATION DESK Interesting Facts for September: September comes from the old Roman word “septem” meaning seven because in the Roman calendar it was the seventh month……the Romans believed that the month of September was looked after by the god of fire and forge…Vulcan. Some famous people born in Septmber include Agatha Christie, Confucius, […]
FROM THE EDUCATION DESK I hope January was a wonderful month and a good start for your New Year. To add some fun to your calendar how about celebrating these unusual holidays in February…Groundhog Day on Feb. 2nd, Ice Cream for Breakfast Day on Feb. 4th, Boy Scout Anniversary Day on Feb. 8th, Feb. 9th […]
FROM THE EDUCATION DESK I want to wish everyone a beautiful December to ring in Christmas time with your family and friends. Do make time to visit the DRC to see our tree and make an ornament…one for our tree at the museum and one for you to take home and put on your tree. […]