Clark County Historical Museum will hold a public reception for its newest exhibit, “Homegrown Historians: Reports from Clark County’s Past, Present, and Future,” at 5 p.m. May 12.
Objects representing history will accompany narratives of event that have impacted the Clark County community over the decades. Key items include an original VHS letters sweater, a tool box used at Kaiser shipyards, an SP&S baseball uniform, and the original cash register from Luepke Flower Shop, established in Vancouver in 1909.
Visitors can also explore the headlines and stories of past issues of the Columbian newspaper at an interactive viewing station of the Columbian’s digital archive at newspapers.com.
“Homegrown Historians” will be open through 2025. This exhibit is sponsored by the City of Vancouver Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services, C-Tran, and Umpqua Bank and was made in partnership with Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School.
General admission for the opening reception is $5; seniors and students are $4; children under 18 are $3; and the evening is free with a Clark County Historical Museum membership.
For more information on the exhibit and sponsorship opportunities, visit cchmuseum.org or contact the museum at 360-993-5679 ext. 102 or email@example.com.