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Bartlett 'most boring town'? Locals beg to differ

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November-December 2022 FOCUS
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WE AREN'T RUSHING THINGS... MUCH...ARE WE?  IT PAYS TO PLAN AHEAD.  

 Your Fall Newsletter is now available on-line.  It Includes an advance listing of our 2023 public presentations and the Biography of Ralph Mallett. 

   

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Here is a slide show of 15 images that show our recent work in progress on your museum. We thank ALL our donors for making this work possible.  
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1 Site work for ADA Ramp
1 Site work for ADA Ramp

1 Site work for the new ADA mobility ramp that is being installed plus a sidewalk to connect to the adjacent parking lot

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2 Coleman Concrete
2 Coleman Concrete

2 Coleman Concrete truck on site to pour the concrete. Coleman Concrete donated the concrete for the ramp slab

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15 Manchester Union 01_20_1903
15 Manchester Union 01_20_1903

15 Closeup of one copy of the Manchester Union dated January 20, 1903 found under the clapboards; Here’s a mystery – How did a 1903 newspaper get under clapboards that were supposed to be installed in 1890?

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1 Site work for ADA Ramp
1 Site work for ADA Ramp

1 Site work for the new ADA mobility ramp that is being installed plus a sidewalk to connect to the adjacent parking lot

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We are six years on this path from an idea to the reality of opening The Bartlett History Museum. 
It's been a remarkable journey, the community support has been fabulous and
we want to share our progress with everyone. To that end we have created an updated section of new information, pictures and a current budget showing how we have spent your donations thus far and how much more we need to get the doors open.


        For the Museum Project                  Information,  Click Here  
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If you want to donate now without looking through all the details JUST CLICK HERE.

We have made your gifting a little easier; We can now securely process your donation to your credit card directly from this website...               ...easy...

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        New Bartlett History Book In The Works
                            YOU CAN HELP


Toward the end of 2021, a representative from Arcadia Publishing contacted Phil Franklin about the possibility of writing a book on Bartlett’s history. Arcadia Publishing is known for their “Images of America” series of books containing numerous photographs each with a caption describing the scene. 

Phil is looking for your help with this project. Phil is in search of old original photographs that reflect the history of Bartlett, Hart’s Location and Livermore. The publisher has very specific rules about the type and quality of the photographs. For example, they cannot be copied off the Internet, or out of books and newspapers, or photographs of photographs.  They need to depict scenes that are more than 30 years old. The publisher also limits the use of postcards, illustrations and maps. Phil can explain the rules in more detail if you contact him.

Phil is looking for scenes of buildings, inns and hotels, or landmarks; he’s especially interested in scenes showing what people did in our past (e.g., working on the railroad or in one of the local mills, people recreating, people in family settings and children playing – people doing what they did in years past to work and play). 

Several people have already loaned Phil historic photographs but his search continues. If you have any old photographs depicting scenes of area history and would like to be a part of the creation of this book, please contact Phil at
Phil@BartlettHistory.org.

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If you missed the Peter Limmer Presentation you can watch it here. "The History of Limmer & Sons, Custom Hiking Boot Makers"