Pink net Christmas tree made by Eugenia J. Rhodes (Mrs. Paul Rhodes, Sr.), from a net evening dress. Part of Mrs. Rhodes doll collection is around the tree in Mrs. Rhodes living room in her Fayetteville home, ca 1980. Note the Shirley Temple doll next to tree on left in picture. All doll dresses and many tree ornaments made by Mrs. Rhodes. Ann Adams Rhodes Collection
Dear Museum Friends,
The Old Independence Regional Museum will be closed the week of Thanksgiving (Tuesday, November 26th thru Saturday, November 30th). The museum will reopen under its normal operating hours on Tuesday, December 3rd.
We recognize you may have out of town Thanksgiving holiday guests planning a museum visit. No problem! We love each and every opportunity to host visitors and are honored to welcome and accommodate your family and friends.
By advance appointment, the museum will open its doors on Friday, November 29th. One of our museum volunteers will meet you and your friends at the scheduled time to conduct a personal tour. To schedule your request, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 870.793.2121. We ask you email us or phone us no later than 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 20th to schedule your Thanksgiving visit.
Along with the museum staff and on behalf of our volunteers, we wish you a very happy Thanksgiving!
The Board of Trustees
Old Independence Regional Museum
100 years old this week! Born 10-22-1919.
We celebrate this early business woman of this community. Emma J Massey of Mack Dairy Farm.