Wanted: Old Trade Tokens

The Museum is looking for information on old trade tokens for a new exhibit. In the 1800s, local businesses created “trade tokens.”  Most tokens are good for a certain monetary amount in trade, hence the nickname “good fors.” Among the earliest adopters of trade tokens were saloons, pool halls, ice suppliers and general stores.  These
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2022 Historic Picture Calendar

Crimes, mysteries and bad behavior in Washington County?  No…… $10 at the museum and the Chamber of Commerce office in Blair.  Also available from the Blair Historic Preservation Alliance online at www.blairhistory.org FREE with your $50 or higher donation to the museum.  
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See what’s in our Basement

click for videos Join Curator Faith as she introduces us to little known items in our collection. Medical devices, cooking utensils, clothing and interesting artifacts from our vault.
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