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Walk Down Memory Lane Exhibit
Where Mercury Bay Museum
When Friday 30th September from 10.00am – 04.00pm
This new exhibit is a blast from the past and will reignite familiar memories from many locals and visitors to the area. It is a nod to the Old School Room Exhibit that the museum closed in 2021, the local general store and haberdashery shop.
A Walk Down Memory Lane has many exciting artefacts, including a hat and jacket that belonged to Miss Kathleen Hodge – who owned the local haberdashery shop for many years. Many of the artefacts in the exhibit were once from her shop once it closed. Keeping in line with the Hodge family, there are also a pair of boots that were made by the local bookmaker – Mr Hodge.
The school room will feel familiar whether you attended school in the Bay or visited the previous school room. The Museum has included a nod to the “murder house” and has reinstated the dental nurse corner, with all artefacts from the original Mercury Bay Area School Dental Clinic.
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