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December 1 2002

Press Release: Wayne County’s Museum to Open New Exhibits

On Friday, April 5th the Wayne County Historical Society will open its new exhibits for 2002 with a reception from 00 to 7:00 P.M. The public is invited to served.

Images on Ice – The Ice Industry in the Wayne County Area tells the story of what was a common activity prior to electric refrigeration. Rare photos, graphics, video, and actual pieces of equipment used in the harvesting of ice are on display in the Torrey Galley.Trustee Carol Dunn guest curated the exhibit with technical help from Vince Griffis whose family was greatly involved in the industry. “Ice” props were made by the Wallenpaupack Area High School art students. An ice sculpture by Mark Crouthamel, will be the center of the buffet table.

The Giving Tree is a small exhibit of interesting and unusual items from historical
society’s collections that are made of wood or are by products of wood.

These and the museum’s permanent exhibits about the history of Wayne
County can be seen through 2002, Wednesday through Saturday, 00 to 4:00 P.M. Call
570 253-3240 for summer and fall Sunday hours. Free parking in the rear of the society’s
buildings.