Month: November 2020

Days Past

A Frontier Thanksgiving

Life on the frontier was hard, both physically and emotionally, and survival often depended on new settlers learning to forage off the land by hunting, fishing and gathering berries, nuts and edible bulbs. Discover how pioneers celebrated Thanksgiving!

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Days Past

Remembering Their Sacrifice

On July 9, 1946, a Boeing B-17G “Flying Fortress” bomber, converted into a transport plane, crashed into Mount Tom in Holyoke, MA, killing all 25 on board.  Aboard were 15

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Days Past

Prescott Area Civilian Conservation Corps

Within days of his inauguration as President of the United States in March 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered his secretaries to create a program that would provide employment for as many as a quarter of a million men. He named it the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).

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Museum News

Museum Offers Free Admission on Veterans Day

In recognizing those who serve and have served to protect our country’s freedoms, Sharlot Hall Museum will offer free admission to ALL active duty military, retired and veterans on Wednesday, November 11, 2020.

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Days Past

Sharlot’s Political Advice

“Things are waking up – some fine young men who are voters now but may, in all probability, hold some of the county or state offices in the future, ask me to tell them just where I stand in politics. ‘Because,’ said one of them, ‘it seems wonderful to know there is anyone left who dares to fight for what they think is right.'”

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