(06/03/2010)

Dr. J. A. Dye's collection from his medical practice

Grantsville was once a riverboat destination

The Calhoun Historical Society is inviting the public to attend the ribbon cutting of its museum on Main Street, Grantsville - The Family History Center.

The ribbon cutting is set for 6 p.m. Thursday. Visitors can tour the center following the ribbon cutting

After months of hard work by numerous volunteers, the center will be open in time for the Wood Festival.

Display recalls early Wood Fest days
and recalls the natural gas boom days

The center is currently featuring window displays in tribute to the Wood Festival with themes of Queen Flora and a woodshed with hand tools from years gone by.

Museum displays include the oil and gas industry, riverboats, the Civil War, and the Dr. James A. Dye collection.

The center will also be open on Friday and Saturday, starting at 11:00 a.m.

Historical society members are encouraging the public to come and help support the Calhoun Historical Society and its "new" museum.


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