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2018

2018 Friends of the Aberdeen Museum move into new offices at 200 W. Market Street (K Street entrance). Volunteers launch monthly photo displays of local Aberdeen and Grays Harbor history at First Friday events at the Aberdeen Art Center. December 1 – The Friends participate in the Winterfest Marketplace with a photo display of Christmas…

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2019

2019 April 27 – Photos of the early days of Hoquiam are displayed at Historic Hoquiam Memories held at the Hoquiam Timberland Library as The Friends join this annual event. June 9 – The anniversary of the Museum fire is remembered in a photo display at the Aberdeen Sunday Farmers Market. June 29 – Volunteers…

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Benn’s Bulletin Fall 2020

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Myrtle Street Dance

Co-hosted by The Friends of The Aberdeen Museum and the Polson Museum, the dance will include music from two bands. The gathering is inspired by the Hoquiam and Aberdeen communities. We want to celebrate the caring and the support they have shown to each other recently. We hope to have a fun and relaxing day…

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Rain Glow Festival – Morck Hotel

  The 1st year of the Rain Glow Festival was truly a fun event. The Friends “glowing world” at the Morck Hotel was a smashing success with 500+ visitors enjoying the beautiful display. The Friends of the Aberdeen Museum recognize the many wonderful volunteers as well as business supporters who made our display possible including,…

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Benn’s Bulletin Summer 2019

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Anyone you know or are related to?

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Can you identify the people in these pictures? Please e-mail Friends98520@gmail.com In 1915, surveying started for the Wishkah Water project.  This project built a large wooden pipe from the headworks of the Wishkah River to Aberdeen to furnish pristine water.  After completion men were hired who regularly walked a 15 mile route to assure the…

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Did You know?

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Did you know that long before color photos were available you could have a color photo?  Photo studios hired artists to meticulously reproduce the colors.  Beth Achey Malinowski tinted for the Jones Photo Co. for many years.   As an example of her work this is a black & white photo of herself.

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Benn’s Bulletin December 2018

Click on the link below to view the December Newsletter.  This is our first attempt to make the Newsletter available electronically & in color!  If you would rather continue to receive it by mail, please notify us at Friends98520@gmail.com. 2018 December Newsletter

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Benn’s Bulletin Winter/Spring Issue 2018

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Benn’s Bulletin (Newsletter) Summer 2013

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Newsletter Summer 2013

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Benn’s Bulletin (Newsletter) September 2008

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