Museum showcases local history with kitchen things

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TREMONT, Ill. (AP) - Perhaps the most intriguing aspect of the Tremont Museum and Historical Society's Apron Strings and Kitchen Things exhibit is that it makes local history a personal matter for area residents. '?Almost 100% of this exhibit is (made up of) loaned items from people in this area,' said Lori Fuoss, the exhibit's co-chair. '?Depending on peoples' ages, they might remember their grandma having some of those (items), or their mother, or maybe they used them themselves. I think it just brings a lot of memories when people walk through.' As the name would suggest, the Apron Strings and Kitchen Things exhibit, which opened in July, features aprons in different styles from many eras in central Illinois' history, as well as various kitchen...

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Museum showcases local history with kitchen things

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