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Mitchell County Museum


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Mitchell County Museum The museum, organized in 1971, has four floors of displays featuring historical items of Mitchell County. The building was formerly a nurses home built in 1929 in a "Williamsburg" design.

Displays include: Dishes, quilts, guns, china head dolls, iron toys, old maps, 400 bells, an 1867 German built Steinway piano, a rare Welsh language Bible, oriental art, indian artifacts, valuable china & glassware displays, undertaking equipment, antique costumes, soldier memorabilia as well as other antique and unique items depicting the early day heritage.

There is a vertical file research material of Mitchell Co.


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