Old Fashioned Christmas 2023

Join us at 6 p.m. on Sunday, December 10 in our historic Meeting House at 6510 S. Franklin Road for Christmas stories, holiday histories, special displays, candle luminaria, live music from our original Victorian pump organ, carols, cookies and punch,…
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Christmas in Wanamaker 2023

Join the community fun Saturday, December 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and enjoy Wanamaker’s annual holiday tradition! The event kicks off with a parade down Southeastern Avenue, and for your shopping convenience, a trolley shuttle will run between…
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Wanted: Your Pelican Diner photos!

We’re looking for pictures of the original Pelican Diner or its iconic sign, as well as any personal recollections or trivia you might remember (what colors were on the sign? Was it ever lighted? Did you ever go inside the…
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Harvest Luncheon tickets now on sale!

November 4, 2023 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Join us Saturday, November 4 for a catered holiday-themed meal, the popular Silent Auction, a history presentation, live music, door prizes, and more! The event will be held at Grace Church, 5605 S….
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New Kitchen Display in Meeting House

We’ve spent much of this year rearranging revamping our exhibits in the Meeting House. It’s a big project, and will take a long time to complete, but we’re making good progress! Our latest fresh exhibit is a new kitchen display…
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Vintage Clothing Show 2023: Photos

Thanks to everyone who attended our Vintage Clothing Show & Sale on August 18-19! We had a good turnout, got great feedback about the show, gained some new members, and met friends new and old! If you couldn’t attend the…
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Vintage Clothing Show & SALE – August 18-19

August 18, 10AM-6PM; August 19, 10AM-2PM – Grace Church, 5605 S. Franklin Road Our popular Vintage Clothing Show is returning as something even better: This time, in addition to the displays of and history about clothing items from the 1830s through…
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2023 Antiques & Rummage Sale

It’s time for our popular annual fundraiser, the Antiques & Rummage Sale! This year, we’re expanding the sale to two days to give you more time to find those fantastic treasures! Here’s everything you need to know: SALE DATES: Friday,…
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Pardon our dust…

If you’ve visited the Meeting House during Open Hours this spring, you may notice it’s a bit cluttered. That’s because we’re rearranging our collections to make room for some exciting new acquisitions! Thanks to the generous donation of an antique…
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Old Fashioned Christmas 2022

Thank you to the 46 visitors who joined us for this year’s Old Fashioned Christmas at the Meeting House! We had a display of antique toys, volunteers in Victorian dress, favors of holly and ivy, and of course punch and…
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