• Past Social Life

    Past Social Life

    Social life was much different 100 years ago than today. The new exhibit features quilting parties, public picnics, and more!

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  • Bygone Trades Exhibit

    Bygone Trades Exhibit

    The new exhibit is open October – December. On display are items from local trades, many of which are long gone. Such as: huckster, ice harvester, and harness maker. For 20 more, read on!

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  • American Legion

    American Legion

    World War II veterans Damascus Heritage Society Museum’s New Exhibit about our Legion Post 171 opens Sat. June 10th,12:00 to 4:00 pm, and thru September. The Legion Family’s mission is to serve all veterans and support the Damascus Community. Sgt Bennett survived a plane crash in Italy. Sgt Luhn was in Battle of the Bulge…

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  • School Bus?

    School Bus?

    Coming to the Damascus Heritage Museum on Saturday, May 20, the horse-drawn school bus that once transported students along Mullinix Mill Road. Drop by the museum on May 20 between noon and 4PM to see this piece of Damascus history. RIDERS: Betty Stanley, Mary Stanley, Emma Grace Brandenburg, Mazie Mullinix, Glenwood Pearce, Willard Phelps, Jerry…

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  • Sister Teachers

    Sister Teachers

    Sixth and First Grade Teachers Connie and Edwina Mullinix, born on Mullinix Mill Road, Damascus, tought from 1920’s thru 1960’s. Both attended one room Mt. Lebonan School and graduated from Towson Norman School. Connie ran a summer camp on the family farm, loved history, music and poetry. Edwina made sure students could read. She liked…

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  • Our Old Schools Exhibit

    Our Old Schools Exhibit

    The Damascus Heritage Society MUSEUM (behind the Library/Senior Center, 9701 Main St.) is opening its 43rd and NEW EXHIBIT “OUR OLD SCHOOLS” on February 4th. More than 20 one-room schools in our Damascus area are displayed. The Browningsville School pictured below, perhaps the most handsome old school house in its day as shown barely standing…

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