Archive for Saturday, July 30, 2011

Museum to put on Civil War open house

July 30, 2011


Douglas County Historical Society will host an open house Aug. 11 commemorating the Civil War.

The event features displays, presentations, tours and handouts. A new exhibit called “It Happened on Mass. Street: 150 Years in Lawrence” will also open to the public that evening.

Historical societies from across the area will be participating in the event, which runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the museum at 841-4109.


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