Museum of Eastern Shore Life begins membership drive
CENTREVILLE — The Queen Anne’s Museum of Eastern Shore Life is beginning its 2017 membership drive and is seeking additional members for its board of directors. If anyone feels qualified and is interested, they are asked to contact the museum.
Annual membership fees range from $15 for an individual or $25 for a family. A donation of $300 will earn a lifetime membership for an individual and spouse, and other amounts in between for different categories.
The museum board members have been busy working on changing over some of the displays. The new exhibit for the late John W. Selby has been completed. Several other display cases are in the process of being assembled, including one featuring the history of Queen Anne’s County.
An exhibit of antique children’s toys was recently completed.
Another exhibit in the planning stage is one recognizing those citizens of Queen Anne’s County who served in World War II. It is requested that people with photos of family members in uniform allow the museum to make copies of those photos for display in the museum. The original photos would be promptly returned to the family.
The museum has an ongoing request for archival photos. If anyone has photos of people, places or activities in Queen Anne’s County from the 1800’s through the 1960’s, it is requested that the museum be allowed to make copies of such photos. The originals would be promptly returned to the owners.
The museum will be open to visitors from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 3. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.
The museum is located at the Queen Anne’s County 4-H Park (county fairgrounds) on Md. Route 18 at Dulin Clark Road between Centreville and Queenstown.