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A Museum of History and Art in historic Lipscomb, Texas
Map 13310 Highway 305 · P.O. Box 5
Lipscomb, Texas 79056
806-852-2123
staff@wolfcreekheritagemuseum.org
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May 14, 2017


WOLF CREEK HERITAGE MUSEUM NOTES
by Virginia Scott

MUSEUM HAPPENINGS

The board met on Wednesday, May 10th at 3pm in our meeting room with 12 in attendance. As promised our chairman moved the meeting along and all business completed in one hour. Among the business conducted was approval to conduct a membership drive for 2017-2018 with membership cards to be sent out in the newsletter. We discussed the gift shop and need ideas to update this area so if you have ideas for merchandise or how to improve this area, please submit them.

Election of officers was conducted with Floyd Theissen, President, Pam Tyson, Vice Pre./Sec.
Myra Karnes agreed to be our Facebook Manager to keep it updated and answer emails.
We agreed to have a table at the Darrouzett Centennial Celebration in June
We will host a Bingo Night on May 27, Saturday at 6:30 to 9 pm in our meeting rooms. We need prizes so please bring us items and plan to come and play with us.
Our first Genealogy Club is June 7, 1-4pm

HISTORICAL MUSINGS

I hope everyone had a nice Mother's Day.
England was one of the first countries to set aside a day to recognize mothers. In the eighteenth century when many people worked as household servants for the rich, "Mothering Sunday" was reserved for them to return home to be with their mothers. Though this custom stopped when the Industrial Revolution altered the working and living patterns of the people, one Sunday for Mothers was established as a holiday in the twentieth Century.

The day became a holiday in America in 1911 but was not official until 1914 when President Wilson proclaimed the first national Mother's Day to be held on the second Sunday of May.




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