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Celebrating Hancock's orcharding history

August 14, 2008

Hancock's rich orcharding past is the subject of several extensive exhibits on display at the Hancock Museum.

Among the items on displays are packaging lids, baskets used by apple pickers, advertising labels as well as trade and newspaper magazine articles from bygone days.

The exhibit will be on view through this fall's Canal-Apple Days Sept. 13-14. The hours of the museum are 2 to 4 p.m. on the second and fourth Sunday of each month from April through October or by appointment. Admission is free. The museum is the home of the Hancock Historical Society. Curator is Don Corbett.

The museum is in the basement of the Hancock Community Center at 126 W. High St.

For more information on the museum, call 301-678-7377, and leave a message.

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