Holiday Hours – Closing Early Today

Due to the snow, The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum is closing early today (December 24). We’ll be closing at noon and the museum will remained closed until Tuesday, December 29. Here’s the lineup in a more visual format: December 24: Closed at 12:00 p.m. December 25: Closed December 26:…

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Collections Carousel – Metal Christmas Tree Candle Holders

These beautiful metal candle holders were once used to decorate a local Christmas Tree.  Invented in 1879, the spring-clip design was a marked safety improvement from the earlier counterweighted candle holders, which were prone to slip off the branches.  The flower-like metal disc on each holder was intended to catch…

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Fair Warning – Museum Closed for Holidays

Wanted to give everyone fair warning – the Weyerhaeuser Museum will be closed on Christmas Day and on New Year’s Day. Because Christmas is on a Friday this year, we’re also going to be closed on Saturday, December 26, which is also a holiday, actually two holidays. Kwanzaa begins and…

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