AAPI Highlight – Hinamatsuri Dolls

 This week for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we’re showing off our Hinamatsuri (Girls’ Day) dolls. Every March 3rd, Japanese families with young daughters display dolls like these, which represent a Heian Period (794-1185) royal wedding. Simple sets consist of the emperor and empress dolls (like these two), but displays can become much…

Mystery Monday – The Fisherman

With the weather getting nicer, now is a great time to get out and fish, like this gentleman did around 1969. Sadly, we’re not sure who he is! Anyone recognize him?

Happy Mother’s Day!

To all the moms out there: we know sometimes you feel like a pack mule, lugging around everything for your family (physically or metaphorically), and we want you to know we appreciate you. Happy Mother’s Day from all of us at CCM!

Gray, Reid, & Co.

Have you ever looked up at this building and seen the “Gray, Reid, & Co.” sign painted on the side? Well on this day in 1916, this general store opened. They sold clothes, groceries, hardware, and other goods for many years.

Nationa Limerick Day

It’s National Limerick Day And we’ve made this post here to say These things? You can see ‘em Stop by the museum! If you’d like to visit, you may!