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Name: Mebane NC Historical Museum
Category: Historical Towns
Country: United States
City: mebane
Zip: 27302
Address: P.O. Box 1541
Created: 19.05.2011
Posted By: admin
Tags: mebane nc historical museum
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Museum Hours:
Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Saturdays 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
By appointment 919-563-5054
Admission is free.
MHS Meeting Monday, May 16 at 7 p.m.
History of the Dixie Yarn building,
the current Mebane Public Library -
Karin Clark, Library Assistant

Members of the Mebane Historical Society are pleased to announce the reopening of the Mebane Historical Museum in its newly-renovated facility. Our first exhibit features selected photos and artifacts, primarily from the 1930s and 40s, which tell the story of Mebane's early prosperity and growth. Included are works by Farm Security Administration photographers Dorothea Lange and Marion Post Wolcott. Mebane train crossing mural

From the coming of the train that put Mebane on the map to the industries that were the mainstays of the town's livelihood and growth, Sharecroppers the exhibit highlights businesses including White Furniture and Kingsdown, entertainment such as the Mebane Theatre and Teenage Club, and special events like the County Fair and Tobacco Festival ... all of which have made Mebane, NC "The Biggest Little Town on Earth".

 

 

http://www.mebanehistoricalsociety.org/

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