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South County Museum: Director's Choice

  • Thursday, June 18 is “Director’s Choice." South County Museum's Executive Director Jim Crothers will showcase a selection of artifacts from the collection that are some of his favorites. In the Metz Exhibit Hall 7 – 8:30. Members free, donations appreciated. The South County Museum contains six exhibit buildings highlighting carpentry, blacksmith and printing trades, a carriage barn containing all sorts of horse drawn carriages from a hearse to a fire truck to a one-horse open sleigh. There is also a one room schoolhouse, a living history farm with Rhode Island Red Chickens, sheep and goats. In addition to this we also have antique Ford automobiles and a large textile collection. The Metz Exhibit Hall contains exhibits ranging from a Victorian kitchen and general store to a "please touch me" exhibit which is hands on for big people as well as little people.