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By Dena Martin
The Times 

Wilson-Phillips House Features Prescott, Lamar Display

Prescott native Mary Grant Tompkins will be on site to share history of the two towns


Dena Martin

Waitsburg resident Mary Phillips checks out two of the exhibits in the Wilson-Phillips House showing the history of local farms in the Prescott area.

WAITSBURG – The Bruce House Museum and adjoining Wilson-Phillips House, which features revolving displays, will be open to the public following the Waitsburg Celebration Days parade on Sat. May 19. Waitsburg Historical Society member, Mary Phillips, has been hard at work organizing a new display in the Wilson-Phillips House, featuring the history of the towns of Prescott and Lamar.

Prescott native Mary Grant Tompkins, who donated several items in the display, will be on site at the museum to share her extensive knowledge of the area. Tompkins' great-great grandfather was a Pettyjohn, and...

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