2018 Historic Picture Calendar: 100 Years of the Washington County Fair

Once again we are partnering with the Blair Historic Preservation Alliance to produce a beautiful keepsake calendar featuring images and stories from Washington County’s past.  This year, it is a collaborative effort with the 100 Year Fair Board to feature a history of the Washington County Fair.  See wonderful images of the fairground in its
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Images of America: Washington County by Kathy Buhrman

Now Available Just published in October 2017 by Arcadia Publishing and authored by Kathy Buhrman, this book features the story of Washington County’s history.  Filled with historic photos, you’ll see the early pioneers, developing communities, growth of schools, churches and farms.  See towns that have grown and towns that have been lost to history.  Books
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Washington County Gives: November 28

Similar to the Omaha Gives program, this is a day that is set aside to promote a culture of giving to our non-profit entities in Washington County.    This is a collaboration of the Blair Area Community Foundation and the Blair Area Chamber of Commerce. Donate online or at the museum and be a part
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What is it?

We have a lot of old and unusual items in our museum collection. Here’s a chance to test your history knowledge – or your memory – and see if you know what these items are, or who is in the picture. Our curator, Faith, will post a photo of something every couple of weeks. It
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We Love Volunteers!

  If you are interested in volunteering – a little bit here and there, or as part of a regular volunteer group – we have several opportunities for you!  On Wednesday mornings, a group of men and women gather to work on museum maintenance projects.  They change a few light bulbs, paint a display, repair
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