From the Archives – Nov 2021

A Rummage Sale Find!  Have you ever been to a yard or rummage sale and come across a “mystery box”? An old box filled with an interesting item or two, that might not look like much of “a find”, but yet you just have to take a look inside?  Taking a look at the old photographs, Sonja noticed that several were taken by photographers in Virginia City, Nevada. She then wondered if there might be a museum in Virginia City that would be interested in the historical items. Sonj...
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Season’s endings

The Historic Fourth Ward SchoolMuseum & Archives NewsletterSeptember 2021We Are Open Daily from May 1st until October 31st We are amazed that September is already here, and we have little over one month to go before the end of the season, October 31st.  It has been a productive season for sure, piloting many successful events and guests visiting from all over the United States despite the COVID pandemic and the devastating fires.We're thrilled that we're getting mor...
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End of Year Campaign 2021

Dear Member,With 2021 coming to a close, as many of you know there is a whole new effort now beginning as we plan for our 2022 season and address certain maintenance issues in the off-season.   For the past two years we have reached out to you, our dedicated members and supporters, to contribute to important projects here at the Historic Fourth Ward School. This year our campaign is for the installation of heating in parts of the museum: our main exhibit is of cours...
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