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New exhibit aeries at museum

The New London Public Museum announces the opening of the first in a new local history exhibit series, Made in New London. The exhibit looks at industry in New London past and present. Industries featured include Bemis/Curwood, Hatten Lumber, Mad Dog and Merrill and many more. This is the first in a new series of exhibits on local history. Over the next years, exhibits focusing on life, fashion, business, arts, etc. in New London will be presented. Each exhibit will be up for twelve to eighteen months and will showcase items from the permanent collection and items borrowed from various individuals and businesses in the area.

What will we do next? The staff at NLPM would like to know what you are curious about seeing in our local history exhibit series. Stop by the museum, fill out a quick survey, and let us know what topic you want us to tackle next. The next exhibit is slated to open in mid-2013, but we need to start working on it soon! So stop in today and let us know how we can help you discover something new at the New London Public Museum!

The New London Public Museum is a place to discover something new. Exhibits include artifacts focusing on natural, local, and Native American history. The museum is located in the lower level of the New London Library, 406 S. Pearl St. and is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Saturday, Labor Day through Memorial Day. Admission is free. For more information go to the museum website www.newlondonwi.org/museum.htm or contact us at 920-982-8520 or [email protected]. Come explore with us!

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