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By Michele Smith
The Times 

New Displays at BMHS Museums

Displays will open this month at Palus Museum and Smith Hollow Schoolhouse


Michele Smith

One of the new displays in the Palus Museum annex showcases barbed wire and home items from the 1880s.

DAYTON--Volunteers with Blue Mountain Heritage Society have been busy putting the finishing touches on two new museum displays that will open to the public in April.

Paula Moisio, President of BMHS, said volunteers spent the better part of the winter taking inventory of artifacts that are on loan or have been donated to the Palus Museum, and organizing them for display in the museum annex. The artifacts range in age from early homestead days through the 1960s, Moisio said.

"This is a really fun array of things," said Moisio pointing to a display of old toys and tools.

Barbed wire, saddle ba...

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