Next Meeting: Monday July 16th 7:30 p.m. - "World War II & Alaska"
Bill McComas, a World War II veteran will speak about his experiences and about Alaska. Program is open to the public, free of charge. It is at Station Five, Conneaut Lake Park Fire Hall, which is smoke-free and handicapped accessible.
New Gift Items
We are exited to offer a new item in our gift shop.Actually, there are several new items. The first is a clock with a three-dimensional inset of Conneaut Lake with the streets of the area surrounding the inset. It is a beautiful piece of work and perfect for people who grew up or visited the area often. It is $80, which includes tax and handling.
We also have pictures of the same design.They range from 8 by 10 (in glass frame) and is beautiful.It is $45 which includes tax and shipping.
The same picture is available in an 11 by 14 .or 14 by 18.They come in light or dark oak or for $10 more, a rustic shade.The rustic is not three dimensial. The 11 by 14 is $70/
A 3-D of the same picture in frame would be a beautiful picture for a business as well as home.It sells for $130.
We also have photo albums with the design in a leather-like cover of "Memories of Conneaut Lake" It is $45. The same design is available in notepads, a small one is about a 5 by7 for $35 and the larger one is an 8 by 10 for $45.
Another bonus is we have the identical items for Pymatuning Lake!
And, if you want it customized -- with s star indicating where you live -- or lived -- that can added for $25.
We will post pictures soon, but the items are on display at the museum. They will make perfect gifts for others -- or for yourself.
Please contact Jane Smith at 814-337-6377 to order or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks.
Golf Tournament Planned
Mark your calendars!
We have scheduled our inaugural golf tournament for 2019. It will be held Aug.21 at Oakland Beach Golf Course.
It is a new venture for us and are excited.
Dave White is chairing this new event!
Hope you can join us!
We now have two new puzzles for sale.Both are about 11 inch by 14 inches and 150 pieces. One is the Oakland Beach Hotel and the other is the Barbara J boat. Prize is$10 each, plus 60 cents tax and can be purchased at the museum or by calling Jane Smith at 337-6377. If you want to order one, go to our gift shop. Please add $4 for shipping costs. You may also mail a check to P.O.Box 425, Conneaut Lake, 16316 and we can mail it to you.
They make nice gifts too as they are wonderful pictures and bring back great memories! We only have 100 of each and one they are sold, that will be it.
Vintage Appraisal Scheduled
Ever wonder what that piece of art work, furniture or glass work is worth in your home?
Now you have a chance to get an appraisal.
Seven appraisers will be on hand for the "Vintage Appraisal" event set for Saturday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.at Station 5,Conneaut Lake Park Fire Hall.
They will be able to give you an idea of the value of all different types of items.There is no admission fee, but an appraisal fee of $10 per item or two or three items for $25.
The fire hall will have special food available to purchase as well.
So dig out that vintage item and join the fun! Bring a friend.
Conneaut Lake Cruise-in
The historical society's annual classic car cruise-in is set for Saturday, July 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.at the historical society museum at 150 N. Third St., Conneaut Lake.
Registration is $5 a car with car owners eligible to win special awards -- People's Choice and Best of Show. Many door prizes are awarded also.
Plans are to start the Liberty the Second engine at noon that day.
The event is open to the public, free of charge.
The museum will also be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is free.
Food will be available to purchase as well. /Menu is hot dogs, snacks and homemade baked goods!
Come out and join the fun!
Trivia Night Planned
Do you know a lot about the history of the Conneaut Lake area?
Please join us and test your skills at Conneaut Lake Trivia Night and win cash prizes!
If you don't know a lot of our history,come and learn and join the fun.
The Conneaut Lake Trivia Night is set for Friday, Aug. 10, at 6 p.m. at Station 3, Conneaut Lake Fire Hall.
It will include dinner of pasta with meat balls and red sauce, broccoli alfredo, salad, rolls and butter, homemade dessert and non-alcoholic beverages (coffee, ice tea, soda.) A cash bar also will be available.
Here's the game plan:
Form a team of one to four players. Ten questions in four categories: Conneaut Lake Park, Conneaut Lake area, sports and general.
The three teams with the highest scores after four rounds will go to "finals."
They then will answer a series of questions and the winning team will win a cash prize of $100. Second place winners will receive $50 and third place,$25.
In addition, there will be many items for a "Chinese auction" and a 50/50 raffle.
Only 200 tickets will be sold at $15 each.
Tickets will be available by contacting Jane Smith at 337-6377 or sending check to P.O.Box 425,Conneaut Lake,16316; or at the museum from 2 to 5 p.m.Saturday and Sunday.
Spread the word and come and join the fun!
New Tour Contact
After many many years of being the contact person to arrange special tours, George Rutherford has given up that task. He will lead tours, just has too many things on his mind and often forgot to go down so asked the board to name somebody new!
Anyone wishing to arrange a special tour may now contact Julia Catalano at 724-9841 or Chuck Groger at 814-382-8722.
June 2018 News
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