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THE BEARDMORE RELICS

The Discovery In July, 1934, Ted Eliot, a high school teacher and writer, was traveling by train from Longlac to Port Arthur. When the train stopped in the bush just south of Beardmore, Ontario, to pick up a prospector, Eliot … Continue reading

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CHASING HISTORY (Chapter 10 – Conclusion)

DO’S FOR SMALL COMMUNITY MUSEUMS 1. Do nurture your volunteers.  They are priceless (i.e., irreplaceable AND unpaid). 2. Do some marketing of your treasures.  Do it professionally (even if you can’t afford a professional.  There’s always a volunteer who can … Continue reading

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CHASING HISTORY (Chapter 9 of 10)

THE GREAT BOOK HUNT Some bookstores are book museums, with a twist . . . You can walk away with the artifacts. Many libraries are museums, and if you are handy, and quick, when the discards go on sale, you … Continue reading

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